1. A new album by R&B’s resident provocateur Kelis is proof she can’t be molded to fit inside one genre.
Stream Food from NPR Music’s First Listen.
Join us for a live Twitter chat using the hashtag #AskKelisNPR, starting today at 4 p.m. ET, with https://twitter.com/nprandb.

    A new album by R&B’s resident provocateur Kelis is proof she can’t be molded to fit inside one genre.

    Stream Food from NPR Music’s First Listen.

    Join us for a live Twitter chat using the hashtag #AskKelisNPR, starting today at 4 p.m. ET, with https://twitter.com/nprandb.

  2. wburartery:

Your delicate ears may not be able to handle the supercharged garage rock of The Pack A.D.
Watch them perform in a dormant water pumping station. Yes, it’s just as cool as it sounds.

    wburartery:

    Your delicate ears may not be able to handle the supercharged garage rock of The Pack A.D.

    Watch them perform in a dormant water pumping station. Yes, it’s just as cool as it sounds.

  3. Courtney Barnett can tell you a story like she’s your best friend, provided your best friend is a funny Australian poet.
Watch her play NPR’s Tiny Desk, including a new song, “Depreston.”

    Courtney Barnett can tell you a story like she’s your best friend, provided your best friend is a funny Australian poet.

    Watch her play NPR’s Tiny Desk, including a new song, “Depreston.”

  4. The Detroit band Death spent a chunk of the ’70s making vital music that went mostly unheard for decades. Death III helps paint a picture of a group that deserves its new-found place in rock history.
Stream Death III from NPR Music’s First Listen. 

    The Detroit band Death spent a chunk of the ’70s making vital music that went mostly unheard for decades. Death III helps paint a picture of a group that deserves its new-found place in rock history.

    Stream Death III from NPR Music’s First Listen

  5. OutKast reunited for the first this past weekend at the Coachella music festival. 

    Photos: adamkissick for NPR

  6. Jason Molina (Songs: Ohia, The Magnolia Electric Co.) was widely beloved by musicians; anyone who’s ever tried to channel the blues would know how pure his were. Here, My Morning Jacket, Wooden Wand, Catherine Irwin and more tackle 27 of his songs.
Stream Farewell Transmission from NPR Music’s First Listen. 

    Jason Molina (Songs: Ohia, The Magnolia Electric Co.) was widely beloved by musicians; anyone who’s ever tried to channel the blues would know how pure his were. Here, My Morning Jacket, Wooden Wand, Catherine Irwin and more tackle 27 of his songs.

    Stream Farewell Transmission from NPR Music’s First Listen

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  8. Liked our crazy Tiny Desk Concert with OK Go? Want to help us win a Webby Award?

  9. On a new compilation, an all-star cast makes songs out of sounds recorded from space, specifically the golden disc aboard Voyager 1. Participants include Spiritualized, Youth Lagoon, Beach House, The Antlers and more.
Stream The Space Project from NPR Music’s First Listen. 

    On a new compilation, an all-star cast makes songs out of sounds recorded from space, specifically the golden disc aboard Voyager 1. Participants include Spiritualized, Youth Lagoon, Beach House, The Antlers and more.

    Stream The Space Project from NPR Music’s First Listen

  10. Watch the video for “Mistakes Of My Youth” from The Cautionary Tales Of Mark Oliver Everett, a new album of deeply personal music from Eels.

    You can watch that and more video on All Songs TV