Bob Boilen

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Jessie Ware: Tiny Desk Concert

Monday, April 20, 2015

Ware's singing brings warmth to electronic music and a swooning quality to her own pop, so it's no surprise that her visit to the Tiny Desk was filled with casual poise and spontaneity.


All Songs Plus One: Our Record Store Day Must-Haves

Friday, April 17, 2015

This week's mini podcast offers a ten-minute preview of some of the must-have releases for Record Store Day.


Highasakite, 'Heavenly Father'

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Hear Norway's Highasakite cover Bon Iver's "Heavenly Father."


Songs We Love: Algiers, 'Black Eunuch'

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Eerie rock-inspired gospel music from three young Southern men who now live in London and New York.


Soak, 'Blud'

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

The latest song from 18-year-old Bridie Monds-Watson is a peek into a relationship in crisis, written before her parents separated.


New Mix: Built To Spill, The Milk Carton Kids, Brown Bird, Protomartyr

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

All Songs Considered hosts Robin Hilton and Bob Boilen bring you this week's essential listening, including new music from Built to Spill, The Milk Carton Kids, Brown Bird, Protomartyr and more.


Chadwick Stokes: Tiny Desk Concert

Monday, April 13, 2015

Stokes' songs feel familiar; they're old friends before you're done hearing them for the first time. Watch the Dispatch and State Radio singer perform his solo material live in the NPR Music offices.


New Mix: Passion Pit, Franz Ferdinand With Sparks, Killer Mike & MNDR, More

Tuesday, April 07, 2015

Hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton share new music from Passion Pit, Franz Ferdinand with Sparks, Killer Mike with MNDR, The Sonics and more.


Death Cab For Cutie: Tiny Desk Concert

Monday, April 06, 2015

In a beautifully stark performance, the band plays two songs from the new Kintsugi and two older favorites — one from Plans and one from Transatlanticism.


All Songs At 15: The Civil Wars' Tiny Desk Concert

Thursday, April 02, 2015

For this week's Throw Back Thursday we remember a heartbreakingly beautiful Tiny Desk performance by the now defunct folk duo The Civil Wars, from 2011.


New Mix: Ryan Adams, Jamie xx, The Civil Wars' Joy Williams, More

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

All Songs Considered hosts Robin Hilton and Bob Boilen play this week's essential new songs, including Jamie xx and Joy Williams of the band The Civil Wars, and a classic by Ryan Adams.


Alpine, "Foolish"

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

"Foolish" is another airy pop song with atmospheric beats and a video that perfectly captures the clean, buoyant world of sound created by this Australian sextet.


Sylvan Esso: Tiny Desk Concert

Monday, March 30, 2015

Performed softly in the light of day, the duo's year-old material feels fresh and lovable when performed outside of a dark, loud club setting.


Genevieve, 'Colors'

Thursday, March 26, 2015

The debut single by Chicago singer Genevieve Schatz is the one new tune the entire All Songs Considered crew loved before heading down to SXSW.


SXSW 2015 Wrap-Up: Our Favorite Discoveries And Memorable Moments

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

All Songs Considered hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton are joined by Stephen Thompson to discuss the best musical discoveries from this year's SXSW Music festival in Austin.


SXSW 2015 Music Preview

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

All Songs Considered hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton are joined by Stephen Thompson and NPR contributor Katie Presley for a look at a handful of bands we can't wait to see at SXSW this week.


Punch Brothers: Tiny Desk Concert

Monday, March 16, 2015

Before the wide-ranging band plays its four-song set, the audience sings "Happy Birthday" to mandolinist Chris Thile.


New Mix: Villagers, Joanna Gruesome, Young Fathers, More

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

This week's essential listening includes joyful rock from Joanna Gruesome, a mansion of curious sounds from Eskmo, an incredible mix of cultures and sounds in Young Fathers and more.


Fantastic Negrito: Tiny Desk Concert

Monday, March 09, 2015

The singer beat out nearly 7,000 other submissions to win NPR Music's Tiny Desk Concert Contest. See why in this passionate three-song set.


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.