Robin Hilton appears in the following:
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.
Sunday, February 23, 2014
The Philadelphia noise-rock band's debut full-length hits like a profoundly thoughtful, beautifully crushing wave of droning distortion.
Friday, February 14, 2014
Listeners share their favorite songs of love and loss for Valentine's Day.
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.
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.
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?
Friday, January 31, 2014
The electro-beat guru's song gets a steamy and thought-provoking treatment in its new video.
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.
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.
Thursday, January 16, 2014
While photographers click and shoot their way through live concerts, capturing the best moments in fractions of seconds, illustrator Michael Arthur prefers to preserve the highlights at what some might consider glacial speed.
Wednesday, January 08, 2014
Singer and guitarist Annie Clark shares exclusive previews of brand-new music and recounts how meeting a live rattlesnake and the specter of a dead political activist inspired her fourth LP.
Tuesday, January 07, 2014
Sisters Lily and Madeleine Jurkiewicz aren't the youngest musicians ever to play the Tiny Desk, but they come pretty close. Their music — a restrained, homespun mix of folk and pop with undeniably sweet harmonies — certainly ranks among the loveliest to grace the NPR Music offices.
Monday, January 06, 2014
A new year brings yet another opportunity to hit the rest button and resolve to change some of your music listening habits.
Monday, December 16, 2013
The co-host for NPR Music's All Songs Considered shares the albums he returned to the most in 2013.
Wednesday, December 04, 2013
What were your top 10 albums of the year? Vote for the best of 2013 in All Songs Considered's listener survey.
Friday, November 08, 2013
See the Minneapolis-based noise-rock band's unforgettable set from the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C.
Friday, November 08, 2013
The first-ever Mountain Oasis festival went down the weekend before Halloween in Asheville, N.C., filling the city's streets with music and costumed fans. See some of the live performances and street scenes in animated GIFs.
Tuesday, November 05, 2013
The latest video from Berlin-based, ambient trip-hop artist Perera Elsewhere imagines a dystopian world drowning in its on excess.
Monday, November 04, 2013
The onslaught of negative reviews for Arcade Fire's new album, Reflektor, probably won't change the way diehard fans feel about the band. But will they keep more casual listeners from discovering the group's music?
Thursday, October 31, 2013
After releasing his mostly acoustic debut in 2010, Irish singer James Vincent McMorrow was afraid of getting pegged a folk artist. His follow-up album takes an entirely different and unexpected turn toward R&B and soul. A video for the record's first single is a sultry, twisted love story.