Bob Boilen

Bob Boilen appears in the following:

A Mother's Day Mix: Songs That Remind You Of Mom

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

This week we share the incredible stories listeners shared about the songs that remind them of their mothers, from Ella Fitzgerald to Shania Twain and The Mamas & The Papas.

Comment

Aimee Mann: Tiny Desk Concert

Monday, May 08, 2017

"This song is called 'You Never Loved Me' — it's another cheery, optimistic number," says Aimee Mann, introducing the second of four songs in this Tiny Desk Concert.

Comment

Olivia Chaney And The Decemberists; British Folk Honored And Reimagined

Friday, May 05, 2017

A conversation with music from The Decemberists and British singer Olivia Chaney. Their new project, Offa Rex both honors and rocks the British folk music tradition.

Comment

Peter Silberman: Tiny Desk Concert

Friday, May 05, 2017

A strange condition hushed the life of Peter Silberman, resulting in what may be the quietest Tiny Desk Concert ever.

Comment

Christopher Paul Stelling Explains His New Album 'Itinerant Arias,' Track By Track

Friday, May 05, 2017

Christopher Paul Stelling, a singer and songwriter with a fingerpicked sound and a poetic sensibility all his own, runs through the inspirations of his new record, song by song.

Comment

Bob Boilen's Concert Recommendations: Arto Lindsay, Pinegrove, And Tank & The Bangas

Thursday, May 04, 2017

Bob Boilen recaps and recommends his favorite shows from a busy week of concert attendance.

Comment

New Mix: Feist, Beth Ditto, Frankie Cosmos, Rostam, More

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton are joined by NPR Music's Lars Gotrich to share the week's best new music, including another cut from Sufjan Stevens' Planetarium collaboration and Feist.

Comment

The Brash And Calm Of Arto Lindsay

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Chad Clark , the singer of Beauty Pill, interviews Arto Lindsay, a musical hero of his and ours who recently released his first record since 2004, Cuidado Madame.

Comment

New Mix: Shakey Graves, The War On Drugs, The Mountain Goats, More

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Special guests from the NPR Music team join All Songs Considered this week to share some of their favorite releases from April.

Comment

alt-J: Tiny Desk Concert

Monday, April 24, 2017

I have a self-imposed rule for Tiny Desk Concerts: No artist can visit twice unless there's something wholly different about what they're doing. alt-J was happy to oblige.

Comment

Bob Boilen's Top Concerts This Week: John Paul White, Kate Tempest And More

Thursday, April 20, 2017

From Nelsonville, Ohio to the London poetry of Kate Tempest (in Washington, D.C.), it was a week of deep conversations, larks and formative fun.

Comment

New Mix: Kendrick Lamar, Weed, Adam Torres, More

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

This week's essential new music mix includes the remarkable story of Kendrick Lamar's rise, supremely fuzzy garage rock from Weed, the dream pop duo Gems and more.

Comment

Gracie and Rachel Remind Us That We Are 'Only A Child,' Waiting To Grow

Friday, April 14, 2017

There's a terrific tension in the sound, an underpinning of mystery set against a baroque, but modern, pop foreground.

Comment

Todd Rundgren On Technology, Creativity And His New Song With Trent Reznor

Thursday, April 13, 2017

One through line connects Todd Rundgren's nearly 50-year career: exploration. All Songs Considered's Bob Boilen spoke to the music veteran about his new album, White Knight, and our dark age.

Comment

First Listen: Overcoats, 'Young'

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Care and tenderness are integral to this minimal and memorable album, one of Bob Boilen's favorites of 2017.

Comment

Driving Backwards To The Beat Of JEFF The Brotherhood's 'Punishment'

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

It seemed like a simple video editing trick, run the tape backwards and it will look like this guy is driving backward. Well, it's no trick.

Comment

New Mix: San Fermin, Andrew Combs, Puddles Pity Party, More

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

On this week's podcast: Epic country rock, blistering punk and a nearly seven-foot-tall clown mashes up Johnny Cash and The Who. Seriously.

Comment

Rubblebucket Promotes Being Present, Honors Golden Age Sci-Fi On 'If U C My Enemies'

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

The big wailing band of fun known as Rubblebucket are captured by a gender ambiguous fashion witch in this video for their song "If U C My Enemies"

Comment

My Birthday Gift: A Large Clown Singing A Mashup Of The Who And Johnny Cash

Monday, April 10, 2017

A large clown sings "Pinball Wizard" to the tune of "Folsom Prison Blues." Funny or scary?

Comment

Sinkane: Tiny Desk Concert

Monday, April 10, 2017

You can hear a great New York jazz band in the rhythms of Sinkane, but you can also hear the influence of Bob Marley and the hypnotic repetition of Sudanese desert sounds.

Comment