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Bob Boilen

Bob Boilen appears in the following:

Bob And Robin's Holiday In Space

Monday, December 22, 2014

Every year, All Songs Considered hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton go on a musical holiday adventure. This year, they take a rocket ride to outer space and are joined by a few special guests.

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Lucinda Williams: Tiny Desk Concert

Saturday, December 20, 2014

She came to the desk a little unsure, and left singing "West Memphis" with intensity and passion. Williams has a voice like no other, and it shines in these intimate moments.

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Poll Results: Listeners Pick Their Favorite Albums Of 2014

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

The results are in! St. Vincent's self-titled album was by far the most popular record in our listener poll for the best music of 2014. On this week's show, we count down the Top 25.

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Watch 'Road Dawgs,' A Mini-Documentary About Future Islands

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

In Road Dawgs, the members of Future Islands speak candidly about the group's nearly decade-long career and its new-found success.

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In Pictures: After Horrific Attack, Pakistan Picks Up The Pieces

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

The families of the victims began to bury their dead, and people across the country held prayer services to remember the 145 killed in a Taliban attack on a school.

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Bob Boilen's Top 10 Albums Of 2014

Thursday, December 11, 2014

All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen shares his list of the 10 best albums of 2014 (and a few honorable mentions).

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Yusuf/Cat Stevens: Tiny Desk Concert

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

Nearly 50 years after his first album, the singer-songwriter performs two new songs and two classics: "The First Cut Is the Deepest" and "Father and Son."

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First Watch: U2 'Song For Someone'

Monday, December 08, 2014

Watch a spray-painted mural take shape on a wall in Northern Ireland inspired by U2's "Song for Someone," from the album Songs of Innocence.

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St. Paul And The Broken Bones: Tiny Desk Concert

Saturday, December 06, 2014

The band's got heart and soul and flair, with a well-worn sound buoyed by strong, fresh songwriting.

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Introducing Our Tiny Desk Concert Contest

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

NPR Music is looking for the next great unknown artist to perform at the most famous desk in music.

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Sam Amidon & Bill Frisell: Tiny Desk Concert

Monday, December 01, 2014

Amidon weaves his compositions into traditional music, while Frisell adds atmospheric guitar.

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Guest DJ: Yusuf/Cat Stevens

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Yusuf/Cat Stevens joins All Songs Considered hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton to share songs that shaped his career and discuss his new album, Tell 'Em I'm Gone.

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J Mascis: Tiny Desk Concert

Saturday, November 22, 2014

The Dinosaur Jr. frontman, one of the world's loudest musicians, performs unplugged and acoustic in the NPR Music offices.

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New Mix: TV On The Radio, Caribou, More

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

On this week's episode, hear host Bob Boilen's discoveries from the Iceland Airwaves festival, as well as new music from TV on the Radio, Caribou and more.

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Guest DJ Dave Grohl

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl joins hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton to discuss his upbringing in Washington, D.C., and the role of geography in Foo Fighters' new album, Sonic Highways.

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You Cannot Be Serious: The All Songs Considered Listening Party

Thursday, November 06, 2014

The conversation got pretty heated when hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton hosted a listening party and invited everyone to rate the music.

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Hear A Stunning Bonus Track From Angel Olsen's 'Burn Your Fire For No Witness'

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

"May As Well" is a bonus track on the deluxe edition of Burn Your Fire For No Witness, an album that started as one of Bob Boilen's favorites of the year and has only gotten better with time.

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Luluc, 'Small Window'

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

The folk duo Luluc's first album for Sub Pop was co-produced by the National's Aaron Dessner and will be released on July 15.

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Bob Boilen's Top 10 Discoveries From The 2014 CMJ Music Marathon

Monday, October 27, 2014

Every fall, hundreds of bands migrate to New York City for the annual CMJ Music Marathon. Bob Boilen wants to share a few standouts from this year's lineup.

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Watch A Trailer For 'R.E.M. By MTV'

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

MTV premiered R.E.M.'s first music video in the summer of 1981. On Nov. 24, the network will release REMTV, a six-DVD set that includes live performances, television interviews, and a new documentary.

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