Here and Now with Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson
Public radio's live
midday news program
With sponsorship from
Mathworks - Accelerating the pace of engineering and science
Accelerating the pace
of engineering and science
Monday, June 17, 2013

New Music From Neko Case

Anti-)" href="//">Singer-songwriter Neko Case. (Anti-)

Singer-songwriter Neko Case. (Anti-)

NPR Music editor and reviewer Stephen Thompson returns to bring listeners some music to wake up the ears.

This week he has the first single from the first album in four years by Indie scene-stealer Neko Case.

Thompson calls the visceral upbeat rock song “Man” a powerful statement on gender politics, from the perspective of a “man’s man.”

“I love the way it sounds, so hard-charging and so brash, but there are also these little touches of beauty and lots of crunching riffs,” Thompson told Here & Now’s Robin Young.

The rest of Case’s new album, “The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight, The More I Love You” is due out in September 3rd.


Please follow our community rules when engaging in comment discussion on this site.
Robin and Jeremy

Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson host Here & Now, a live two-hour production of NPR and WBUR Boston.

October 9 7 Comments

Electricity Treatment Offers Hope To Brain Cancer Patients

For the first time in more than a decade, there's a new treatment for patients with a common and deadly form of brain cancer.

October 9 4 Comments

New York Prison Inmates Trounce Harvard Debate Team

It sounds like a storyline out of Hollywood, but it happened on a prison stage in front of national college debate judges.

October 8 9 Comments

Dealing With Alcoholism In The Family

Patrick Kennedy, the son of the late Senator Ted Kennedy, has broken what he calls a "conspiracy of silence." It's not an uncommon story.

October 8 133 Comments

Michael Bloomberg Takes Climate Fight To Cities

New York's former mayor and Vancouver's mayor Gregor Robertson are pushing for climate change policies at the city level.