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Robin Hilton

Robin Hilton appears in the following:

Sturgill Simpson: Tiny Desk Concert

Saturday, August 30, 2014

The Kentucky native writes country music about loneliness, failed dreams, drinking and drugs. Here, he performs four of his songs with a thundering voice that makes the NPR offices shudder.

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Drum Fill Friday, From Guest Quizmaster Mark Reznicek Of Toadies

Friday, August 29, 2014

This week's puzzler for careful listeners is from guest Quizmaster Mark Reznicek, drummer for the Fort Worth rock band Toadies. Hear the fills (or intro) and match it to the song.

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Electric Youth, 'A Real Hero (Live)'

Thursday, August 28, 2014

The Canadian synth pop group offers an intimate live performance of its song "A Real Hero," popularized in the 2011 film Drive.

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The Both, 'Volunteers of America'

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Aimee Mann and Ted Leo's latest video as The Both, for the song "Volunteers Of America," is a touching celebration of life and love.

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Maps, 'You Will Find A Way'

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

In a new video for the song "You Will Find A Way" by Maps, a cardboard robot, built by a lonely girl, comes to life and goes out in search of companionship.

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Drum Fill Friday, From The Dismemberment Plan's Joe Easley

Friday, August 22, 2014

Our puzzler for careful listeners: This week, featuring fills and intros selected by Joe Easley, drummer for The Dismemberment Plan. Hear the fill (or intro) and match it to the song.

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Song Premiere: Electric Würms, 'I Could Only See Clouds'

Friday, August 08, 2014

Hear a new song from Electric Würms, the side project for Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne and multi-instrumentalist Steve Drozd.

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Drum Fill Friday, From Guest Quizmaster Matt Sokol Of Spillway

Friday, August 01, 2014

Our regular puzzler for careful listeners, this week featuring fills and intros from Spillway drummer Matt Sokol. Hear the fill (or intro) and match it to the song.

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Sylvan Esso Performs 'Wolf' Live With Megafaun, Lambchop, Others

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Watch Sylvan Esso perform "Wolf" with members of Megafaun, Lambchop, Field Report and more.

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Allah-Las, 'No Werewolf'

Monday, July 28, 2014

At first glance, there's not much to the new video for the song "No Werewolf," from the Los Angeles garage rock band Allah-Las. But the longer you watch, the more mesmerizing it becomes.

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Drum Fill Friday, With Interpol's Sam Fogarino

Friday, July 25, 2014

Try your hand at our puzzler for careful listeners, this week featuring fills and intros hand-picked by Interpol drummer Sam Fogarino. Hear the fill or intro and match it to the song.

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Jenny Lewis Stands Out With 'Voyager'

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

All Songs Considered features "The Voyager," the new album from Jenny Lewis, a singer known for complicated, emotional lyrics and vivid storytelling. It's part of NPR Music's "First Listen" series.

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Drum Fill Friday, For July 18

Friday, July 18, 2014

This week's puzzler for careful listeners includes something for everyone, from jazz and classic rock, to punk and speed metal. Hear a series of drum fills (and intros) and match them to the song.

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How Do Our Near-Wins Motivate Us To Keep Going?

Friday, July 18, 2014

Not everyone can win the gold medal, and historian Sarah Lewis says that's a good thing. It's the near-wins and bare losses that truly motivate us to master our destinies.

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The Polyphonic Spree, 'Hold Yourself Up'

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

You'll want to join the band after watching the new video for its song "Hold Yourself Up."

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Why Smartphone Breaks At Work Aren't Such A Bad Idea

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Playing a quick game or taking a moment to connect with family or friends benefits both employees and their employers, a new study finds.

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Drum Fill Friday, From Eternal Summers' Daniel Cundiff

Friday, July 11, 2014

Our weekly puzzler for careful listeners: This week we have a series of hand-picked drum fills from Daniel Cundiff, percussionist for the band Eternal Summers. Hear the fill and match it to the song.

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Christina Vantzou, 'VHS'

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Composer Christina Vantzou makes the kind of music that leaves listeners questioning reality. Her latest video unfolds in a void, where a dimly lit figure chases its own reflection.

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Drum Fill Friday: Fourth Of July Edition

Friday, July 04, 2014

Our weekly puzzler for careful listeners: Hear a series of drum fills (and intros) and match them to the song. This week we celebrate our nation's independence with songs that say "America!"

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Christina Vantzou, 'Strange Symptoms'

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

This is your daily meditation, courtesy of the nirvana-inducing composer Christina Vantzou. Her new video for the song "Strange Symptoms" is as visually transfixing as the music.

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