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Trixie Whitley: Songs For A Charmed — And Checkered — Life

Whitley is the Belgian-born daughter of the late blues musician Chris Whitley and was picked by Daniel Lanois to front his own band, Black Dub. Her debut album as a solo artist is called Fourth Corner.

After 17 Years, Adam Ant Transforms Again

The flamboyant artist behind "Goody Two Shoes" and "Stand and Deliver" hasn't been seen in the pop world for close to two decades — but he's been busy all along.

New Opera Gets Benefit Of The 'Doubt'

The popular and prize-winning play Doubt has already been transformed into an award-winning film. Now, the Minnesota Opera is premiering an operatic version of the tricky morality play. Doubt's playwright describes the new project as the "fullest telling" of his work.

Foxygen On World Cafe

The psychedelic pop duo plays songs from its new album, We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic, and talks with host David Dye about capturing its sound.

Honoring 'Our Will To Live': The Lost Music Of The Holocaust

For two decades, Italian musicologist Francesco Lotoro has searched for and resurrected works of music written in World War II concentration, labor and POW camps. He wants to fill the hole the Holocaust left in Europe's musical history and document the triumph of creativity over brutality.

Two Decades On, Vusi Mahlasela Still Sings 'To The People'

The South African icon's latest release is a live concert recording of his most powerful songs, which capture the spirit of his country's rise from apartheid to democracy.