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Bob Boilen

Bob Boilen appears in the following:

Shamir: Tiny Desk Concert

Friday, July 31, 2015

The singer's disco-infused funk and soul gets stripped down to a lone voice with a guitar, surrounded by an admiring throng of NPR staffers, interns and friends.

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First Watch: Kalle Mattson, 'Avalanche'

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Kalle Mattson's video for "Avalanche" is a music fan's dream, re-creating 35 famous album covers from rock history.

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Paul Weller: Tiny Desk Concert

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

The beloved Britpop veteran stops by the Tiny Desk with songs from his new album, Saturns Pattern โ€” and one from his best-known record, Stanley Road.

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Guest DJ: Leon Bridges

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

The soul singer, who just released his debut album, unearths the roots of his retro sound as this week's All Songs Considered Guest DJ.

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First Watch: Imaginary People, "Simple Life"

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

A slightly creepy video for a song about a man succumbing to evil, set late at night in New York, from the band Imaginary People.

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All Songs + 1: Josh Ritter's 'Sermon on the Rocks'

Monday, July 27, 2015

A singer-songwriter tells the tale of a "risky teen" and a Bible school intervention in the lead single from his forthcoming album, Sermon On The Rocks.

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Dreams Do Come True: Sufjan Stevens At Newport Folk

Sunday, July 26, 2015

An audience both very young and somewhat old sang in unison with Stevens' powerful, gentle songs Saturday at the Newport Folk Festival.

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Newport Folk's Pink Floyd Moment

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Joined by My Morning Jacket and other special guests, the Pink Floyd co-founder proved himself to be one of the folk with a Friday evening set that seemed to turn rainy skies into a glorious sunset.

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New Music From Wilco, Night Beds, Lianne La Havas, More

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

All Songs Considered celebrates the return of co-host Robin Hilton and bids farewell to Katie Presley with a mix of great new music.

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Kate Tempest: Tiny Desk Concert

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

A celebrated English playwright and rapper connects with her audiences through storytelling and poetry.

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Songhoy Blues: Tiny Desk Concert

Friday, July 17, 2015

See a Malian band that fuses African music with Western rock. Their album Music in Exile was co-produced by Nick Zinner of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs.

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Guest DJ: SOAK

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

SOAK, one of All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen's favorite new artists for 2015, spins some of the songs that have influenced her own work, and talks about her new album.

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Girlpool: Tiny Desk Concert

Friday, July 10, 2015

Cleo Tucker and Harmony Tividad perform three of the simple, direct, charmingly stripped-down songs from their new album, Before The World Was Big.

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Read The Overwhelming, Tragic Story Of Makeunder's 'Great Headless Blank' EP

Thursday, July 09, 2015

Hamilton Ulmer, the leader of the Oakland band, shares a track-by-track analysis of Makeunder's latest EP, which was inspired by a terrible year in the songwriter's life.

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Christopher Paul Stelling: Tiny Desk Concert

Monday, July 06, 2015

Best witnessed live, Stelling's music is steeped in tradition yet filled with vitality, immediacy and soul โ€” all the reasons worth discovering someone new.

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Your Favorite Musical Discoveries Of 2015 (So Far)

Thursday, July 02, 2015

We've tallied your votes and compiled a playlist of your favorite new artists and songs from this year.

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All Songs At 15: What Our First Webcast Got Right

Thursday, July 02, 2015

For Throwback Thursday this week, we look back at the show Robin Hilton called a "near disaster" and Bob Boilen remembers as an all-time favorite.

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Hear 'Sparks,' A New Song By Beach House

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

"Sparks" has that familiar dreamy Beach House beauty, but with an element of chaos in the mix. "It's that moment when music and words become feeling," says singer Victoria Legrand.

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And The Kids: Tiny Desk Concert

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

The fun, colorful trio plays music that's full of life, with dissonant sounds that still feel suited for singing along.

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Our Favorite New Artists Of 2015 (So Far)

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

This week's All Songs Considered features our favorite music from debut albums released in the first half of 2015.

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