Robin Hilton appears in the following:
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.
Monday, October 28, 2013
Odd Future co-founder Tyler, The Creator is known for his dark, dystopian hip-hop. But for his latest video he takes on a breezy pop song. While Tyler didn't write the track - and isn't saying who did - he was so moved by it, he agreed to write and direct the video for it.
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
The band's latest EP is inspired by Ender's Game, a sci-fi novel (and new movie) about Earth's futuristic battle against insect-like aliens called "Buggers."
Sunday, October 20, 2013
Son Lux's latest album is an arresting mix of hip-hop, 21st-century R&B and experimental synthpop. Where previous releases were glittering and sometimes wildly adventurous, Lanterns is slicker, darker and less ornate.
Wednesday, September 11, 2013
The band's latest video is an elaborately planned mousetrap that misfires, with hilarious results.
Thursday, August 29, 2013
Neko Case takes questions from listeners in an intimate interview about her epic new album. "I don't really think of myself specifically as a woman," she tells us. "I'm kind of a critter."
Wednesday, August 28, 2013
The world you inhabit as a teenager has a way of digging its claws into you. Hear All Songs Considered hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton talk about the universal themes on Okkervil River's new album.
Monday, August 26, 2013
Can you stand the crush of the crowd for an unobstructed view of your musical heroes? Or do you prefer to linger near the back, where your eardrums and personal space won't be violated?