A Presbyterian minister's favorite spiritual music comes not from the sanctuary or Sunday morning choir, but from Saturday night taverns with Patty Griffin, Jennifer Knapp, and Over the Rhine.
A playful duet between one of country music's greats and one of America's favorite children's authors — with a touching solo tribute to his father.
There are a few moments from behind the glass that stop us dead in our tracks — times during an interview when a wise voice creates a new opportunity to hear something differently. To challenge a conceit. To envelop the listener in the womb of silent storytelling and place one in a position of listening profundity.
Who doesn't love the remarkable and enduring Mavis Staples? And teaming up with Jeff Tweedy? Well, not me. Kick off your day with these two videos of them going acoustic in studio.
Native Deen releases a music video for the My Faith, My Voice campaign "in response to the rising tide of Islamophobia facing America, especially in the wake of the New York Islamic cultural center controversy."
Two hijab-wearing rappers dispel some misconceptions around gender + Islam while making music with a wide appeal.
A spectacular feat of engineering and creativity that you have to see to believe. And just guess what inspired its making. Just marvelous!
An NYPD officer's act of kindness with an Advent duet. Love from Mr. Matthew Crawley, pieces recommended for reading, and quotations from Krista Tippett. A round-up and a reminder that this joyous season be filled with acts of kindness.
Fred Child and the producers of Performance Today are offering up some true gems (yes, for free!) from the live concerts and in-studio performances they broadcast during the year. This exquisite piece by Chanticleer is a great way to start the day.
If you're a fan of the Beastie Boys and Adam Yauch, we hope you take a few minutes to listen to these two Beastie Boys tracks - "Shambhala" and "Boddhisatva Vow" - and remember the life of MCA, a phenomenal artist and a fine human being.