Julia Stiles tells us about how, while filming It's a Disaster, the cast hung out in the Los Angeles home where Marvin Gaye lived - and died.
We’re posting streaming playlists of music for your dinner party (or workday) enjoyment.
Swedish Musician Jens Lekman graced us with an acoustic performance of the title track from his new album, “I Know What Love Isn’t.” Click through to listen…and commence to swoon.
VMA Nominee Natasha Pincus (of Gotye's "Somebody that I Used to Know") offered up an impressive list of single-shot music videos. Watch them here, along with clips of Natasha's work...
When Benny Goodman first played swing music, audiences threw bottles at him. We celebrate the moment the crowd came around by getting out some bottles of our own - to make a cocktail.
David Wax Museum caps their visit to The Dinner Party with an in-studio performance.
During our fall 2011 taping with Henry Rollins, he told an unbelievable story about a backstage encounter between himself, Joe Strummer of the Clash, and Johnny Cash. The tale was, alas, too epic for our radio time constraints…but it SCREAMS to be heard, so here it is. Enjoy!
Our interview this week with ?uestlove got me thinking about the marriage of my two favorite things – food and music. While not all food-related songs are actual odes to the edible (“Cherry Pie”, anyone?), there is no shortage of tasty metaphors in the world of music.
Ethan of Howlin’ Rain glimpses rock-n-roll at an airport.
The Magnetic Fields’ frontman knew “Don’t Stop Believin'” was a masterpiece before Tony Soprano did. Click to hear a couple more of his unheralded favorites: