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Robin Hilton

Robin Hilton appears in the following:

First Watch: Sebadoh, 'A State Of Mine'

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.

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First Watch: The Zolas, 'Ancient Mars'

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.

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A World Of Live Music, Captured With Pen And Paper

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.

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Ambien Dreams And Naked Desert Walks: St. Vincent On Her New Album

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.

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Lily & Madeleine: Tiny Desk Concert

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.

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Question Of The Week: What Are Your Music Resolutions For 2014?

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.

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Robin Hilton's Top 10 Albums Of 2013

Monday, December 16, 2013

The co-host for NPR Music's All Songs Considered shares the albums he returned to the most in 2013.

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Vote For The Best Albums Of 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.

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Marijuana Deathsquads, Live In Concert

Friday, November 08, 2013

See the Minneapolis-based noise-rock band's unforgettable set from the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C.

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The 2013 Mountain Oasis Festival In GIFs

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.

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First Watch: Perera Elsewhere, 'Giddy'

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.

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Question Of The Week: Do Music Reviews Matter To You?

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?

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First Watch: James Vincent McMorrow, 'Cavalier'

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.

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First Watch: Tyler The Creator Directs Video For Anonymous Artist

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.

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Song Premiere: The Flaming Lips, 'If They Move, Shoot 'Em'

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."

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First Listen: Son Lux, 'Lanterns'

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.

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First Watch: Polyphonic Spree, 'Raise Your Head'

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

The band's latest video is an elaborately planned mousetrap that misfires, with hilarious results.

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Neko Case Opens Up About Latest Album

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."

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Okkervil River: Coming Of Age In Small Town America

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.

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Question Of The Week: Where Do You Stand To See Shows?

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?

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