Music : NPR 3 April 2018

Songs We Love: Nick Lowe, 'Tokyo Bay'

The tongue-in-cheek ode to urban blight features Nick Lowe back in rockabilly mode, featuring Los Straitjackets.

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Vespers Or Vision Quest? Soulful Music For A Violin In Flight

A video premiere from violinist Olivia De Prato offers ecstatic music by Missy Mazzoli with an enigmatic take, by director James Darrah, on the evening prayer service.

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Juliana Daugherty's Contemplative 'Player' Marks A Promising Debut

Daugherty strikes out on her own and falls down a rabbit hole with the lead single off her upcoming album, Light, out June 1.

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Songs We Love: Gallant, 'Gentleman'

Let's call this Gallant 2.0, the grown and sexy version. From his forthcoming sophomore album, the mesmerizing falsetto debuts a stripped-down video.

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Mary Halvorson Re-Engineered Jazz Guitar. Now, She's Hacking Her Own Code

Both as a player and composer, Halvorson has a decade-strong reputation as one of her field's least predictable. Her latest release, Code Girl, might be her most startling move yet.

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