Bob Boilen

Bob Boilen appears in the following:

The Brash And Calm Of Arto Lindsay

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Chad Clark , the singer of Beauty Pill, interviews Arto Lindsay, a musical hero of his and ours who recently released his first record since 2004, Cuidado Madame.

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New Mix: Shakey Graves, The War On Drugs, The Mountain Goats, More

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Special guests from the NPR Music team join All Songs Considered this week to share some of their favorite releases from April.

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alt-J: Tiny Desk Concert

Monday, April 24, 2017

I have a self-imposed rule for Tiny Desk Concerts: No artist can visit twice unless there's something wholly different about what they're doing. alt-J was happy to oblige.

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Bob Boilen's Top Concerts This Week: John Paul White, Kate Tempest And More

Thursday, April 20, 2017

From Nelsonville, Ohio to the London poetry of Kate Tempest (in Washington, D.C.), it was a week of deep conversations, larks and formative fun.

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New Mix: Kendrick Lamar, Weed, Adam Torres, More

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

This week's essential new music mix includes the remarkable story of Kendrick Lamar's rise, supremely fuzzy garage rock from Weed, the dream pop duo Gems and more.

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Gracie and Rachel Remind Us That We Are 'Only A Child,' Waiting To Grow

Friday, April 14, 2017

There's a terrific tension in the sound, an underpinning of mystery set against a baroque, but modern, pop foreground.

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Todd Rundgren On Technology, Creativity And His New Song With Trent Reznor

Thursday, April 13, 2017

One through line connects Todd Rundgren's nearly 50-year career: exploration. All Songs Considered's Bob Boilen spoke to the music veteran about his new album, White Knight, and our dark age.

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First Listen: Overcoats, 'Young'

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Care and tenderness are integral to this minimal and memorable album, one of Bob Boilen's favorites of 2017.

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Driving Backwards To The Beat Of JEFF The Brotherhood's 'Punishment'

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

It seemed like a simple video editing trick, run the tape backwards and it will look like this guy is driving backward. Well, it's no trick.

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New Mix: San Fermin, Andrew Combs, Puddles Pity Party, More

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

On this week's podcast: Epic country rock, blistering punk and a nearly seven-foot-tall clown mashes up Johnny Cash and The Who. Seriously.

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Rubblebucket Promotes Being Present, Honors Golden Age Sci-Fi On 'If U C My Enemies'

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

The big wailing band of fun known as Rubblebucket are captured by a gender ambiguous fashion witch in this video for their song "If U C My Enemies"

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My Birthday Gift: A Large Clown Singing A Mashup Of The Who And Johnny Cash

Monday, April 10, 2017

A large clown sings "Pinball Wizard" to the tune of "Folsom Prison Blues." Funny or scary?

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Sinkane: Tiny Desk Concert

Monday, April 10, 2017

You can hear a great New York jazz band in the rhythms of Sinkane, but you can also hear the influence of Bob Marley and the hypnotic repetition of Sudanese desert sounds.

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Bob Boilen's Week In Live Music, 4/8/17

Saturday, April 08, 2017

Check out the All Songs Considered host's photos from the shows he saw this week, including shots of King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard, Peter Silberman and Lambchop.

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Tash Sultana: Tiny Desk Concert

Friday, April 07, 2017

It's astonishing to watch Sultana's fluidity on her instrument, like a natural extension of her body. She also plays bass, saxophone, trumpet, flute and more, but kept it "simple" for the Tiny Desk.

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First Watch: Alex Napping, 'Fault'

Thursday, April 06, 2017

A song and video by the band Alex Napping explores singer Alex Cohen's struggle with an eating disorder, in vivid blue and white.

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New Mix: Son Lux, Public Service Broadcasting, Big Thief, More

Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton share their favorite songs of the week, including premieres from Elf Power and Big Thief, plus new music from The Walkmen's Walter Martin, Son Lux and more.

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How Public Service Broadcasting Tells The Future Using The Past

Monday, April 03, 2017

Public Service Broadcasting upcoming new album tells the tale of an dying industrial town in South Wales and how it's a metaphor for our political unease.

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Hear The First Single From Dan Auerbach's New Solo Record 'Waiting On A Song'

Thursday, March 30, 2017

There's new music coming from Black Keys guitarist and songwriter Dan Auerbach — despite the fact that the video for his new song clearly shows he's been abducted by aliens.

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First Listen: The Wild Reeds, 'The World We Built'

Thursday, March 30, 2017

If you appreciate songs of the heart, here's 11 that will save you.

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