Mountain Stage

The joyous folk band performs American roots music infused with Mexican instrumentation and rhythms.

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Singer Conley had a number of hits before disappearing in the '70s, a few years after his mentor Redding died in a plane crash. So where did he go? To Europe, where he changed his name.

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Charlotte Rutherford/Courtesy of the artist

Hear the electronic-music producer discuss how his late brother and the "journey of the album" inspired the title track from Wonder Where We Land.

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Courtesy of the artists

On this week's All Songs Considered, we share dance music from Belle & Sebastian and unreleased Velvet Underground, plus Bob Boilen discusses new discoveries from this year's CMJ Music Marathon.

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Loren Wohl for NPR

Led by singer Augusta Koch and her bright blue hair, the Philadelphia punk band performs most of the songs from its melodic debut album, Nervous Like Me, during NPR Music's recent CMJ show.

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