1. We sent photographer adamkissick out to the desert to get happy with a giant astronaut, OutKast’s reunion, an Este Haim mask and much more at the Coachella music festival

  2. Solange in a pink suit, Batillus’ crushing doom metal, Parquet Court’s frenetic post-punk… see photos from day 4 of SXSW.

    Photos: Adam Kissick for NPR

  3. Was 2012 the year that the music video format got its groove back? From runway-fresh couture looks to exemplary moments in cinematography and video concept, here are eight music videos that personified style in 2012.

  4. Next week, Solange Knowles (sister of Beyonce), will release a brand new EP called True, and you can hear “Lovers in The Parking Lot,” a lovely, very satisfying song from it, now.
Photo: Elias Tahan/Courtesy of Roc Nation

    Next week, Solange Knowles (sister of Beyonce), will release a brand new EP called True, and you can hear “Lovers in The Parking Lot,” a lovely, very satisfying song from it, now.

    Photo: Elias Tahan/Courtesy of Roc Nation