Robin Hilton

Robin Hilton appears in the following:

Rodrigo y Gabriela, 'The Russian Messenger'

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Few artists thrill and captivate live as much as Rodrigo y Gabriela. So it's fitting that the duo's new video, for "The Russian Messenger," is a no-frills performance highlighting their guitar work.


Sebastien Grainger, 'The Streets Are Still A Mess'

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

A dance-off is always fun until someone gets hurt. For Sebastian Grainger's ambitious new video, hardened thugs trade their best moves to make peace until things take a turn for the worse.


Curtis Harding, 'Keep On Shining'

Monday, April 14, 2014

For his surreal and wildly infectious new video, Atlanta soul singer Curtis Harding took visual cues from '70s and '80s cigarette and headphone ads, along with some staple Isley Brothers music videos.


Tom Brosseau: Tiny Desk Concert

Saturday, April 12, 2014

The unabashedly earnest and sentimental folksinger stops by the NPR Music offices for an intimate glimpse of three sweet songs from his new album, Grass Punks.


Question Of The Week: The Last Song You'll Ever Hear?

Friday, April 11, 2014

Given the choice, what's the last song you'd like to hear before shuffling off this mortal coil?


Drum Fill Friday: Bride Of Drum Fill

Friday, April 11, 2014

Can you identify a song when it's stripped down to a just few seconds of isolated drum pounding?


Name That Drum Fill: Revenge Of Drum Fill

Friday, April 04, 2014

You cannot stop the wrath of drum fill. You can only contain it. Match the fill to the song in our weekly puzzler to ... save humanity?


Drum Fill Friday: March 28

Friday, March 28, 2014

Can you identify a song when it's stripped down to a just few seconds of isolated drum pounding?


First Watch: Mr Little Jeans, 'Good Mistake'

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Norwegian singer Monica Birkenes, a.k.a. Mr Little Jeans, makes sometimes epic pop with gnarled synths. Her latest video follows a trucker hopped up on drugs as he traverses his haunted past.


Question Of The Week: Does The Death Of An Instrument Break Your Heart?

Monday, March 24, 2014

Swept away by a hurricane, crushed by baggage handlers, infested by cockroaches — nothing hurts quite like the destruction of a musical instrument.


Question Of The Week, SXSW Edition: What's Your Fake Band Name?

Monday, March 10, 2014

The 2,000-plus acts playing SXSW this year offer a pool of names that can be endless recombined to form new fake bands, such as Baby Magic and Team Joe Orchestra.


Brass Bed: Tiny Desk Concert

Monday, February 24, 2014

The four guys in the Louisiana band buck a long streak of bad luck on the road and make it to the NPR Music offices for a memorable performance.


First Listen: Nothing, 'Guilty Of Everything'

Sunday, February 23, 2014

The Philadelphia noise-rock band's debut full-length hits like a profoundly thoughtful, beautifully crushing wave of droning distortion.


Your Songs: A Listener-Generated Valentine's Day Playlist

Friday, February 14, 2014

Listeners share their favorite songs of love and loss for Valentine's Day.


Song Premiere: Death, 'North Street'

Monday, February 10, 2014

The Detroit proto-punk group Death had a short and mostly forgotten run in the 1970s, but its music has caught on in recent years. The band's groundbreaking work is remembered on a newly released song, from an upcoming compilation of Death demos.


Beck On 'Morning Phase': The All Songs Considered Interview

Tuesday, February 04, 2014

Prolific even in his down time, Beck has spent the years since 2008's Modern Guilt ensconced in side projects. On the occasion of a new studio release, Beck discusses the value of creative playtime and why great music careers often start with a stumble.


Question Of The Week: What Musician Do You Love No Matter What?

Monday, February 03, 2014

Nobody's perfect, but some musicians create a body of work consistent enough to earn undying love. Who gets your free pass?


First Watch: Son Lux, 'Alternate World'

Friday, January 31, 2014

The electro-beat guru's song gets a steamy and thought-provoking treatment in its new video.


First Watch: Sebadoh, 'A State Of Mine'

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

In its latest video, the band finds itself fretting about the trappings of adulthood: fears about making enough money, learning valuable life lessons and caring for their children.


First Watch: The Zolas, 'Ancient Mars'

Thursday, January 23, 2014

The mysterious case of Elisa Lam, who died while traveling alone in Los Angeles, inspires a transfixing new video from a Canadian pop duo.