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Wasted Wine, 'The Strangest Of Eyes'

Thursday, March 05, 2015

A dark and twisted musical adventure — think David Lynch meets Nick Cave, with Romani music and "Workingman's Hero" thrown in for good measure — in a new video from Wasted Wine.

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Boots, 'Motorcycle Jesus'

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

Watch Motorcycle Jesus, the 30-minute music-driven short film directed by by producer and songwriter Jordan Asher, who goes by the name BOOTS.

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Eskmo, 'Mind Of War'

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

This riveting stop-motion animation, reminiscent of the video for Peter Gabriel's "Sledgehammer," may be your gateway to the fascinating work of the composer and producer Eskmo.

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New Mix: Björk, Torres, Boots, More

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

On All Songs Considered this week, we share another great batch of tunes, including new work from Beyonce's collaborator Boots and a brand new song from the great Bill Fay.

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TV On The Radio, Stromae & Courtney Barnett To Play NPR Music's SXSW Showcase

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

Our opening night party in Austin — one of the highlights of our year — will feature a genre-spanning lineup that also includes up-and-comers Shamir and Boogie.

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Phox: Tiny Desk Concert

Monday, March 02, 2015

The Wisconsin band performs three of its warm, accessible songs in the NPR Music offices.

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Pokey LaFarge, 'Something In The Water'

Friday, February 27, 2015

The retro singer-songwriter proclaims his love for a charming and alarming Hoosier girl who bats right, throws left.

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People Get Ready, 'Rainbow'

Thursday, February 26, 2015

See the trippy new video for "Rainbow" from People Get Ready's album Physiques.

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Dan Deacon: Tiny Desk Concert

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

The Tiny Desk becomes a DJ booth for an office space dance party. See Deacon perform three songs from his new album for an assortment of joyfully writhing public media personnel.

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Jimmy Page Reflects On 40 Years Of Led Zeppelin's 'Physical Graffiti'

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

The guitarist shares memories of making Led Zeppelin's monumental double album and talks about some of the artists who have changed his life over the years.

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New Mix: Lord Huron, Metz, Patrick Watson, More

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Another batch of tender, heartbreaking, expansive, raw, unrelenting, labyrinthine new songs on this episode of All Songs Considered.

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Zola Jesus: Tiny Desk Concert

Monday, February 23, 2015

With her huge voice and an assist from talented trombonist Daniel Walter Eaton, Nika Roza Danilova offers up a curious combination in the NPR Music offices.

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10 Tiny Desk Contest Entries We Also Loved

Monday, February 23, 2015

With so many incredible submissions, it was nearly impossible to pick one winner. From a wild Balkan dance party to a heroic attempt to play in subzero temperatures, here are ten more videos we loved.

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First Listen: Tom Brosseau, 'Perfect Abandon'

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Recording around a single microphone, the North Dakota singer sounds as if he's performing in your living room. For these wonderfully honest stories, the fit is perfect.

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A Song For Chinese New Year: Stop And Hear The Red Flowers

Thursday, February 19, 2015

In celebration of the Chinese New Year, American banjo players Abigail Washburn and Bela Fleck offer their rendition of a traditional Chinese song.

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Until The Ribbon Breaks: Tiny Desk Concert

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

The band strips down its electronic sound with the aid of a spaghetti strainer and a paint bucket. Watch Until The Ribbon Breaks perform four songs from this year's A Lesson Unlearnt.

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New Mix: Sufjan Stevens, Alabama Shakes, JEFF The Brotherhood, More

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton share their favorite new songs and discoveries of the week, including new music from Sufjan Stevens, Alabama Shakes and the poet-turned-rapper Kate Tempest.

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SOAK, 'Sea Creatures'

Thursday, February 12, 2015

SOAK is an 18 year-old singer from Derry, Ireland with a stark and alluring sound.

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The Tiny Desk Concert Contest Winner Is...

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Out of thousands of submissions, one soulful musician came out on top.

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Ask Me (Bob Boilen) Anything

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Want to know how a single person can possibly manage to see over 600 concerts in one year? All Songs Considered creator and host Bob Boilen will take your questions on Reddit.

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