Party Till Sunrise With Pusha T’s Playlist

Rapper Terrence Thornton -- better known as Pusha T -- was half of the iconic rap duo Clipse. Kanye West recently appointed him president of his record label, G.O.O.D. Music. He's got a new solo album called "Darkest Before Dawn." Here he is with songs... and one drink recommendation.


Melodies and Metaphors with Car Seat Headrest

Seattle-based musician Will Toledo -- of the indie band Car Seat Headrest -- got his start in Leesburg, Virginia recording music in his car, hence the band's name. He just signed to Matador Records, and he's got a new album called "Teens of Style." Here he is with a laid-back playlist.

Photo courtesy of Matador Records.

Yo La Tengo Cook up a Cover-Rich Soundtrack

For 30 years, Ira Kaplan and Georgia Hubley have recorded everything from acoustic ballads to noise pop, as two out of three members of indie rock stalwarts Yo La Tengo. That diversity is evident on the group's latest album of cover songs, called "Stuff Like That There." They DJ a dinner party filled with new takes on familiar tunes.

Photo credit: Colin Way

Cheerios and Exit Music from Viet Cong

Canadian post-punk band Viet Cong -- one of the music acts playing at Austin's South by Southwest festival -- give us a soundtrack that'll invite folks into a party ... and then expel them.