Some call her "The New Grimes" or "The Danish Lana Del Ray" - but Karen Marie Ørsted prefers "MØ."
The Preatures join us to play a song live in our studio and share some other party rocking favorites. The band is divided over Nick Drake.
After working on his darkly dreamy new album in nigh-reclusion, we asked indie synth-pop musician Jeremy Jay for songs to play at a party.
Shaun Fleming's Foxygen side-project Diane Coffee has just released a debut album. He and bandmate Steve Okonski travel the musical world to offer a soundtrack for parties - or doing taxes.
Joey Sweeney is the rare music critic who also makes great music himself. When he isn't writing or performing, he keeps busy sharing the gospel of Nina Simone.
Jordan Lee makes music under the moniker Mutual Benefit. He has been playing small rooms of in-the-know crowds for years - but with his new release, he is set to break through big time. He gives us a party playlist of other indie acts that share his subtle style.
Julie Roberts gets ready to enjoy some "Good Wine and Bad Decisions" with her friends in this playlist entirely of fellow female singer-songwriters.
American-inflected singer-songwriter Bill Callahan is back with "Dream River," his 18th record since 1990. When compiling his dinner party soundtrack, he recalled his parents' 1970s dinner parties and went with a subtle, retro sound and a bit of depth below the surface.
Recording since 1968, Jimmy Cliff deserves tremendous credit for shaping reggae music in Jamaica and for popularizing it around the world. Back with a new record, he's enjoying reaching a whole new generation of fans.
Linda Thompson was one of the biggest names in English folk-rock of the 1970s. Now she is back with the second record in a recent come-back, fifty years after her musical career began.