Music

The Record
5:36 am
Sat December 6, 2014

WKRP In Perpetuity

The cast of WKRP in Cincinnati, recently reissued on DVD by Shout! Factory, which collected licenses to include most of the original music broadcast on the show.
Courtesy Sony Pictures Television

Originally published on Sat December 6, 2014 7:06 pm

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Music Interviews
10:03 pm
Fri December 5, 2014

'Oxford American' Waltzes Across Texas

Willie Nelson, seen performing in the U.K. in 1980, is one of the featured artists in Oxford American's Southern Music issue about Texas.
David Redfern Getty Images

Originally published on Sat December 6, 2014 7:51 am

A scholarly literary magazine is celebrating the music of Texas — but don't let that academic approach get in the way of enjoying it.

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Heavy Rotation
9:34 am
Fri December 5, 2014

Public Radio's Most Played Songs Of 2014

The War On Drugs, seen here performing live on KEXP, supplied several of public radio's most popular songs this year.
Dave Lichterman KEXP

Originally published on Mon December 8, 2014 4:24 am

NPR Music publishes a popular feature each month called Heavy Rotation, which collects 10 songs that public radio hosts across the country can't stop playing. We decided to do the series one better during our year-end festivities and create a 24/7 stream made up of the songs public radio stations couldn't stop playing.

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Mountain Stage
1:06 pm
Thu December 4, 2014

Sons Of Bill On Mountain Stage

Sons Of Bill.
Brian Blauser Mountain Stage

Sons Of Bill's members make their first Mountain Stage appearance, recorded live at the Culture Center Theater in Charleston, W.Va. As its name suggests, the five-piece band is led by three brothers: James, Sam and Abe. Their love of music was inspired by their father, Bill Wilson, an associate professor of philosophical theology at the University of Virginia.

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World Cafe
8:56 am
Thu December 4, 2014

Ex Hex On World Cafe

Ex Hex.
Jonah Takagi Courtesy of the artist

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