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Robin Hilton

Robin Hilton appears in the following:

First Watch: LVL UP, 'The Closing Door'

Thursday, September 22, 2016

The New York band's new video for "The Closing Door" tells a sunny coming-of-age story.

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Hear Neil Young's New Anti-Pipeline Protest Song

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

"Indian Givers" is a jangly, folk-rock song that takes on the Dakota Access Pipeline, a vast oil duct under construction near Native American land in North Dakota.

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First Watch: Peter Gabriel, 'The Veil'

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

The new video pays tribute to former CIA employee and whistleblower Edward Snowden, who Gabriel says "shocked the world" with revelations about government surveillance.

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Watch Beck Bust A Move With His Kids In New Video For 'Wow'

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Beck's new video is a surreal dance party in which he busts out his sweetest moves on a busy street's median. It also features cameos by his children, Cosimo and Tuesday Hansen.

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New Mix: Peter Gabriel, Nick Cave, King Creosote, More

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton are back after a long break with this week's essential new music, including Nick Cave's heartbreaking song "Jesus Alone" and Peter Gabriel's ode to Edward Snowden.

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Watch: Michel Gondry Makes Mesmerizing Video For The White Stripes' 'City Lights'

Monday, September 12, 2016

The new video beautifully captures the solitude of heartache and the drifting memories that surface during our most private moments, as well as the fleeting nature of life itself.

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First Watch: Lower Dens, 'Real Thing'

Monday, September 12, 2016

The band's latest song was inspired by an advice column that frontwoman Jana Hunter read in an old copy of the French adult magazine Oui.

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Hear Regina Spektor's Beautiful New Song, 'Black And White'

Friday, September 09, 2016

Spektor's latest song, from the upcoming album Remember Us To Life, is a gorgeous, soaring ode to love and heartache.

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Grandaddy Is Back! Frontman Jason Lytle Talks About New Album, Shares Two New Songs

Friday, September 09, 2016

Ten years after Grandaddy's last album, the Modesto, Calif. band has released two new songs. Singer Jason Lytle reveals the emotional turmoil behind his return to the band's signature distorted pop.

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Watch Kevin Gates' Emotional New Video For 'Time For That'

Thursday, September 08, 2016

The Baton Rouge rapper's new video is a sultry slow-burner beautifully shot against an arid landscape, with Gates standing amid the ruins of a dusty, burned-out building.

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Listen: The Pretenders Join Dan Auerbach Of The Black Keys For New Album

Thursday, September 08, 2016

The first single from Alone is a jangly pop cut with arpeggiated synths and quirky guitar riffs called "Holy Commotion!"

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Watch: Angel Olsen Joins Cass McCombs In New Video For 'Opposite House'

Wednesday, September 07, 2016

McCombs' latest video, featuring Angel Olsen, is as strange and uncertain as the song itself. Director Jonny Look says he wanted to "balance beauty and silliness."

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Watch: Dan Deacon Shares Euphoric New Song, Video

Wednesday, September 07, 2016

Dan Deacon's latest song is the heart-pounding, life-affirming "Change Your Life (You Can Do It)." The video features footage of fans dancing with joyful abandon during Deacon's Gliss Riffer tour.

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Watch: Sia Releases Another Incredible Video With Dancer Maddie Ziegler

Tuesday, September 06, 2016

Sia is back with another powerful video starring the young, talented dancer. This time, it's for the dance-pop anthem "The Greatest."

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New Sylvan Esso, Sharon Van Etten, R.E.M. Acoustic Demo, More

Tuesday, September 06, 2016

When Robin Hilton and Stephen Thompson settled into the studio for this week's show, a clear theme quickly emerged: They had a whole lot of music by artists they already adore!

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First Watch: Tom Brosseau, 'You Can't Stop'

Tuesday, September 06, 2016

The video for Brosseau's new song, "You Can't Stop," is both beautiful and surreal, with seemingly mundane moments that shiver with a strange unease.

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Hear Kishi Bashi's Pulsing Pop Heartbreaker

Friday, September 02, 2016

The new song from Kishi Bashi is a synth-heavy, pulsing pop song full of both drive and heartache. It documents a difficult period the violinist and singer went through.

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White House Teams With SXSW For Special 1-Day Festival

Friday, September 02, 2016

The Obama administration is collaborating with SXSW to host a miniature version of the festival at the White House. It'll be called South by South Lawn and will be held Oct. 3.

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Listen: James Blake, Vince Staples Collaborate On The Moody 'Timeless'

Friday, September 02, 2016

In its new incarnation, featuring rapper Vince Staples, the icy soul ballad is moodier, more propulsive and bristling with tension.

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Hear Jack White's Acoustic Take On The Raconteurs' 'Carolina Drama'

Thursday, September 01, 2016

The original version of "Carolina Drama" is an electrified blues slow-burner. Here, the song sounds more like an old-time murder ballad, with banjo, fiddle and lap slide guitar.

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