Robin Hilton

Robin Hilton appears in the following:

10 Years Considered

Monday, November 20, 2017

All Songs Considered looks back at each year in music from the past decade, from the birth of the iPhone and Radiohead's In Rainbows, to Beyoncé's Lemonade and the loss of David Bowie.

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The All Songs Considered Holiday Extravaganza

Monday, November 20, 2017

Kacey Musgraves, Conor Oberst and more special guests join All Songs hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton on a steam engine to the north pole.

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Billy Corgan: Tiny Desk Concert

Monday, November 20, 2017

Billy Corgan, complicated frontman of The Smashing Pumpkins, has had a tumultuous decade-and-a-half. His visit to the Tiny Desk, with a string quartet backing him, was anything but.

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What Makes A Great Album Last?

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Do your top ten lists stand the test of time? Hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton are joined by NPR Music's Marissa Lorusso and Stephen Thompson to talk about why some records age better than others.

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Hear And See Sylvan Esso's Complete Visual EP 'Echo Mountain Sessions'

Friday, July 28, 2017

See the complete studio sessions for the electronic duo's latest project, a collection of Sylvan Esso songs performed by a full band, with saxophone, electric guitar, piano and more.

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Listen: Tori Amos Shares 'Cloud Riders' From Upcoming Album

Thursday, July 27, 2017

"Cloud Riders," the first single from Native Invader, paints troubled love as a tempestuous and erratic storm. Part swagger, part reflection, it both smolders and shimmers with Beatle-y guitars.

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EMA Is 'Down And Out' In New Video

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

EMA's latest video, for the slowly simmering "Down And Out," isn't always easy to watch. But it speaks to the song's moody undercurrent of self-loathing.

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New Mix: Josh Ritter, Ian Chang, Moses Sumney And More

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

You'll want to listen to this week's essential new music on a good pair of headphones, preferably in the dark and, if you take drummer Ian Chang's advice, while getting a massage.

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k.d. lang Reflects On 25 Years Of 'Ingénue'

Thursday, July 13, 2017

The singer talks about the challenges of making what became one of the most important records of the 1990s, dealing with the fame it brought and how she didn't like its hit song until recently.

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New Mix: Music From 'The Big Sick,' Rhye, Protomartyr, More

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

We open this week's essential mix with the sweetly melodic sounds of Michael Andrews and his score for the film The Big Sick. Also: the sensual sounds of Rhye, Protomartyr's existential rock and more.

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Hear Zola Jesus' Menacing New Song, 'Soak'

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

The story behind the singer's latest song is profoundly dark and twisted. But, Zola Jesus says, it's ultimately a tale about empowerment.

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Haim Explains The Heartache And Joy Of Its New Album, Track By Track

Friday, July 07, 2017

The three sisters talk about the challenges of dating men with fragile egos, betrayal, their love of '50s doo-wop and how they can turn the darkest situations into dance songs.

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Watch: The Beastie Boys' 'Sabotage' Video Remade With Sesame Street Muppets

Thursday, July 06, 2017

A fan has recreated the classic '90s video scene for scene (more or less), using existing footage of Sesame Street characters.

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New Mix: St. Vincent, Mogwai, Benjamin Clementine, My Bubba And More

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

This week's essential mix includes new music from the Scottish rock group Mogwai, a piano ballad from St. Vincent, an epic and emotional cut from British singer Benjamin Clementine and more.

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Chance The Rapper: Tiny Desk Concert

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

Chance The Rapper, fresh from a 23,000-strong, sold-out show the night before, brought a thoughtful and fresh take to his Tiny Desk concert.

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The National Reflects On Hopelessness And Defeat With New Song, 'Guilty Party'

Thursday, June 29, 2017

The band's upcoming full-length, Sleep Well Beast is shaping up to be the best album the band has done.

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Deerhoof Gets Political On New Song, 'I Will Spite Survive'

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

The defiant new single is our first glimpse of the band's full-length, Mountain Moves, due out Sept. 8.

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Your Favorite New Artists Of 2017 (So Far)

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Women, guitar rock and New York dominate our listeners' musical landscape in this year's poll for 2017's best new artists (so far).

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Hear Radiohead Talk About 'OK Computer' In A 1997 Interview

Friday, June 23, 2017

In the summer of 1997, Radiohead's Ed O'Brien and Colin Greenwood sat down with NPR to talk about their new album OK Computer, just as everything was about to change for the band.

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Grizzly Bear's New Song, 'Four Cypresses,' Is A Foreboding Look At A World In Chaos

Friday, June 23, 2017

"Four Cypresses" is a slow-simmering, moody reflection on the state of a displaced world, where "it's chaos, but it works."

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