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Bob Boilen

Bob Boilen appears in the following:

All Songs +1: The Beatles Are Live And Sounding Better Than Ever

Thursday, August 25, 2016

The Beatles were a great live band, but only three of their shows were ever professionally recorded. Now new technology takes those shows from The Hollywood Bowl and makes them sound better than ever.

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All Songs Rewind: The Worst Songs Of All Time?

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Carrie Brownstein joins the All Songs gang to chat about relentless earworms, annoying novelty songs and other songs our hosts think of as quite possibly the worst of all time

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Margaret Glaspy: Tiny Desk Concert

Monday, August 22, 2016

Everything serves the songs here: There's no overplaying, no frills, just great music and a tremendous new artist who sounds thrilled to be playing it.

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On A Break From San Fermin, Allen Tate Sings His Own Song

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Tate will release a solo album called Sleepwalker this fall. Hear its first single, "Being Alone."

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All Songs +1: How Aaron Dessner Helped Lisa Hannigan Beat Writer's Block

Thursday, August 18, 2016

While living in London, Hannigan found that missing Ireland made it a huge challenge to write songs. What happened next came out of the blue and led to a beautiful new record called At Swim.

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First Listen: River Whyless, 'We All The Light'

Thursday, August 18, 2016

The Asheville, N.C., band blends violin, guitars, drums, harmonium, cello, banjo, toy piano and (most importantly) vocal harmonies to make a record steeped in the American acoustic tradition.

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Hear New Music From The Tallest Man On Earth

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

The new song from The Tallest Man On Earth is a passionate tale of leaving.

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New Mix: Bon Iver, The White Stripes, Lambchop, More

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton return from break with new music by some of their all-time favorite artists, including unexpected sounds from Bon Iver and a previously unreleased White Stripes song.

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A Report From Bon Iver's Album Announcement Show

Saturday, August 13, 2016

Justin Vernon's band played its entire new album, called 22, A Million, at Vernon's Eaux Claires festival last night. Andrea Swensson says the suprising performance was rooted in Vernon's home.

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Bon Iver Has A New Album — Hear Two Songs Now

Friday, August 12, 2016

On Sept. 30, Bon Iver will release its first album in five years. Titled 22, A Million, it's full of drama, disturbances and thrills.

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First Watch: The Lemon Twigs, 'These Words'

Thursday, August 11, 2016

The Lemon Twigs are two teenaged brothers with a love of the baroque rock sounds of the 1960s. The frolic and frills of that era are on display in the video for "These Words."

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All Songs +1: A Conversation With Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood

Thursday, August 04, 2016

On this week's +1 podcast, Bob chats with Radiohead's visionary guitarist Jonny Greenwood about the making of the band's newest record, A Moon Shaped Pool.

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New Mix: Regina Spektor, Lowell, Angelica Garcia, More

Tuesday, August 02, 2016

On this week's All Songs Considered, Bob Boilen and Stephen Thompson play the first single from Regina Spektor's latest album, new rap from Hamilton's Daveed Diggs and more.

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Kevin Morby: Tiny Desk Concert

Monday, August 01, 2016

The singer, known for his work in the bands Woods and The Babies, performs carefully crafted songs with powerful lyrics. Morby released his new album, Singing Saw, earlier this year.

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All Songs +1: Sofar Sounds Wants To Bring Your Favorite Musicians To Your Home

Friday, July 29, 2016

In this week's +1 podcast, Bob Boilen interviews Rafe Offer of Sofar Sounds, which brings artists and fans together for shows in small, intimate spaces.

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Lucy Dacus: Tiny Desk Concert

Friday, July 29, 2016

The Virginia musician writes songs that can be thoughtful, playful and powerful, with tremendous arrangements from guitarist Jacob Blizard. Watch Dacus and her band perform three songs from No Burden.

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First Watch: Cobi, 'Don't You Cry For Me'

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Hear a cry to end racial injustice from an artist you might not know, performing with just voice and guitar.

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New Mix: Wilco, Sleigh Bells, The Julie Ruin, JEFF The Brotherhood, More

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

On this week's All Songs Considered, we share songs that are punk in spirit, synth-fueled, noisy and touched with real-life tragedy.

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John Congleton And The Nighty Nite: Tiny Desk Concert

Friday, July 22, 2016

These are not songs to shock, but songs to remind us of our fragility, our faults, our instincts and what an extraordinary thing it is to be an ordinary phenomenal nothing.

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Newport Folk 2016 Preview: Patti Smith, Flight Of The Conchords, More

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

The Newport Folk Festival puts a high value on artists who speak truth to power. The best of this year's lineup features musicians with messages, who challenge popular perceptions of folk music.

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