NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with professor Christian Herbst, who was part of the team that released a study that explores the science behind Freddie Mercury's amazing voice.

Frankie Reyes is a Los Angeles-based artist who remakes classic Mexican and other Spanish-language ballads and waltzes using a vintage synthesizer. His new album is called Boleros Valses y Mas.

Once dubbed a "folktronica" artist, Orton goes all-electronic on her latest album, Kidsticks. Hear her perform live in this session.

E. T. Mensah, who died 20 years ago, played highlife, an offshoot of jazz that for years was the most popular style of music in southern Africa. Milo Miles reviews a new anthology of Mensah's music.

The Godfather of Funk has announced new music on Flying Lotus' label, but he stuck to the hits in a session at KCRW. Watch him perform "Flash Light" with special guest Thundercat.

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