On her second album, Sprinter, Torres confronts the problem of confession head-on and proceeds to annihilate its boundaries.
A versatile sideman serves as leader, filling a three-disc, nearly three-hour album with dozens of players, new ideas and transformed old ones. The title is justified.
Raw, belligerent and dissonant — that's just the tip of the noise-rock iceberg when it comes to Metz.
For 25 years, the Superchunk frontman and Merge Records cofounder has quietly made some of the loudest pop in human history.
Rana Santacruz's latest, after a five-year hiatus, has music that could only come from a chilango — a Mexico City native — living in 21st-century Brooklyn.
Stapleton presents himself as a true Southern character, a family man who clings to his vices and a searcher whose dreams of home don't prevent him from wanting to roam.
The Tallest Man On Earth has a way of upending expectations and rendering familiarity moot.
Recent attacks against immigrants have reportedly caused at least seven deaths in the country. Accused of incendiary remarks, Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini says his comments were taken out of context.
NPR's Arun Rath talks with ESPN's Sarah Spain about the presumed number-one pick in next week's NFL draft.
The state is accustomed to tornadoes and severe weather. But since 2008, there's been a surge of quakes — linked to oil and gas drilling.
NPR's Arun Rath speaks with a California landscaper who says demand for her business is booming.
Donatella Lorch, a freelance journalist in Kathmandu, gives NPR's Arun Rath an update on the effects of Saturday's devastating quake. She says people are taking it "hour by hour and day by day."
For more than a decade, the Mediterranean island nation has responded to distress calls from desperate migrants hoping to reach safety. The difference now is in the numbers.
For gospel purists, Erica Campbell's "I Luh God" resembles secular club music in a way that's too close for comfort. Kirk Franklin knows a thing or two about that.
In a new documentary titled The President, the Russian leader says seizing Crimea from Ukraine righted a historical wrong.
Even with the arrests, police said Saturday's protest over Gray — a 25-year-old black man who died in police custody after receiving a fatal spinal cord injury — was "mostly peaceful."
The lining around Chad Clark's heart was crushing it, giving him a 22 percent chance to live. Eleven years after Beauty Pill's debut LP, he and his band come back resilient.
Several boats in a race at Dauphin Island in Mobile Bay were capsized when winds unexpectedly gusted to 50 knots, generating waves up to 10 feet high.
In his first win of the iconic distance race, Kipchoge clocked 2:04:47. Wilson Kipsang, who won last year, placed second and world-record holder Dennis Kimetto was third.
When a Maryland family let their children walk home alone from a park, it drew the authorities' attention and helped spark a national conversation. Two moms with differing views weigh in.