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Robin Hilton

Robin Hilton appears in the following:

The Songs That Make Us Cry

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

This week: results from our survey about the songs that bring tears to your eyes. Hear listener submissions, as well as personal picks from the All Songs crew.

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Drum Fill Friday, With Purple's Hanna Brewer

Friday, May 15, 2015

This week's Drum Fill Friday comes from Guest Quizmaster Hanna Brewer, drummer for the Texas party-rock group Purple. Hear the fill and match it to the song.

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All Songs +1: How Music Can Really Save Your Life

Friday, May 15, 2015

For this week's All Songs +1 podcast, we talk with NPR Music's Stephen Thompson about his most recent "Good Listener" column on the life-saving powers of music.

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All Songs At 15: Clap Your Hands Say Yeah In A 2006 Concert

Thursday, May 14, 2015

For this week's Throwback Thursday we share a live concert from 2006 featuring the Clap Your Hands Say Yeah. At the time, the band was riding a wave of popularity made possible by the Internet.

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Mr. Gnome, 'Melted Rainbow'

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Watch the Cleveland duo's latest over-the-top video, which draws inspiration from the surrealist work of Mexican painter Frida Kahlo and Alien artist H.R. Giger.

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All Songs Considered: From Perfect Pop Anthems To Saxophone Punk

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

On our show this week, bigger is better. We start with an anthem from Nate Ruess, the lead singer of fun., and make our way through lush synths, frenetic beats and blistering saxophone punk.

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What Song Makes You Cry Every Time?

Saturday, May 09, 2015

Tell us about the songs that crush you no matter how many times you hear them.

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All Songs +1: Songs That Remind You Of Mom

Friday, May 08, 2015

For this week's All Songs +1 podcast we share some of the songs listeners told us remind them of their moms. We've also got a bonus phone call to host Bob Boilen's mom!

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What Song Reminds You Of Your Mom?

Thursday, May 07, 2015

With Mother's Day rapidly approaching, we want to know what song reminds you of your mom.

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Songs We Love: Sharon Van Etten, 'Just Like Blood'

Thursday, May 07, 2015

A slinky slow burner that finds the 34-year old singer rifling through the vestiges of a torrid love affair, recalling how it triggered her darkest impulses.

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Songs We Love: Pale Honey, 'Over Your Head'

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

The Swedish minimalist rock duo pairs slightly menacing lyrics with propulsive synths and an understated beat.

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Songs We Love: Jeen, 'Everywhere I Go'

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

From the Canadian singer's first solo album comes a wistful yet breezy '90s throwback that reminds you to "burn it bright."

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All Songs: Nine Creative Musicians You Should Know

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

All of the songs on this week's show grapple with the alchemy of creation.

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Son Lux's New Video Is Kinda Mind-Blowing

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

It's hard to wrap your head around the amount of work it must have taken to create the new video for Son Lux's "Change Is Everything."

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All Songs +1: 'Baltimore'

Friday, May 01, 2015

For this week's Plus One Podcast we take a closer look at a song that seems to be on a lot of people's minds this week: Nina Simone's cover of Randy Newman's "Baltimore."

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Drum Fill Friday, For May 1

Friday, May 01, 2015

Our recurring puzzler for careful listeners this week features a selection of fills handpicked by All Songs Considered co-host Robin Hilton. Hear the drum fill (or intro) and match it to the song.

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All Songs At 15: Stephin Merritt Writes And Records A Song In Two Days

Thursday, April 30, 2015

For this week's Throw Back Thursday we remember a song Stephin Merritt wrote and recorded for us in two days, back in 2007.

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What Song Did You Turn To This Week?

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Is there a song, new or old, that speaks to these times, or captures how you feel about recent world-changing and life-changing events?

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First Watch: Benjamin Clementine, 'Nemesis'

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

After surviving homelessness, poverty and years of busking to get noticed, Paris-based singer Benjamin Clementine has come to appreciate life's golden rule.

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Drum Fill Friday, With Cayetana's Kelly Olsen

Friday, April 24, 2015

Our recurring puzzler for careful listeners, this week featuring a selection of fills handpicked by Kelly Olsen, drummer for the band Cayetana. Hear the fill (or intro) and match it to the song.

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