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Articles by Luke Taylor

Music on TV this week: Cold War Kids; encores from Caroline Polachek; Patti Smith; Andy Shauf; Caitlyn Smith; St. Vincent Article

Artists heard on The Current are frequently featured on TV programs, and we've gathered the listings in one convenient place for you. See the complete listings and find performance videos as the week progresses for a curated listening experience. You can also subscribe to receive the week's schedule in your inbox to plan your TV viewing around music.

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Listen to powerful songs by Sister Rosetta Tharpe Article

Sister Rosetta Tharpe is a founder of rock and roll. An innovator with vocals and electric guitar, Tharpe's sound influenced artists including Chuck Berry, Little Richard and Bob Dylan - and therefore everyone that those artists went on to influence.

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Music on TV this week: Moses Sumney; Big Thief; Michael Kiwanuka; Green Day; Rosalia Article

Artists heard on The Current are frequently featured on TV programs, and we've gathered the listings in one convenient place for you. See the complete listings and find performance videos as the week progresses for a curated listening experience. You can also subscribe to receive the week's schedule in your inbox to plan your TV viewing around music.

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Andy Gill, Gang of Four guitarist, dead at 64 Article

A founding member of the band and its only constant member since 1979, Gill's influence with Gang of Four was far reaching. Artists including Michael Stipe of R.E.M., Tom Morello of Rage Against the Machine, Bono from U2, and Flea from Red Hot Chili Peppers all have cited Gang of Four as a vital influence.

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Music on TV this week: Caroline Polachek; Michael Stipe; William Prince; Billie Eilish Article

Artists heard on The Current are frequently featured on TV programs, and we've gathered the listings in one convenient place for you. See the complete listings and find performance videos as the week progresses for a curated listening experience. You can also subscribe to receive the week's schedule in your inbox to plan your TV viewing around music.

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