Bob Boilen

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Scott Mulvahill: Tiny Desk Concert

Monday, February 18, 2019

Scott Mulvahill has been trying to win the Tiny Desk Contest for each of its four years. And while he's never won, we all loved him so much we had to invite him to play.

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Mountain Man: Tiny Desk Concert

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

The voices of Amelia Meath, Molly Erin Sarlé and Alexandra Sauser-Monnig come together behind the Tiny Desk, with songs that conjure a simpler life: dogs, friends, moonlight or skinny dipping.

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Daniel Norgren's 'The Flow' Inspired By The Soundscapes Of Sweden

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

The soundscapes of water flowing under the wooden floor of an old flour mill in Sweden inspired Daniel Norgren to record "The Flow."

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New Mix: Amanda Palmer, Pkew Pkew Pkew, The Budos Band, More

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

This week's show is made possible by a generous amount of existential anxiety, from the ego-destroying rock anthem "I Don't Matter At All" to an epic life manifesto from Amanda Palmer.

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All The 2019 Grammy Winners Who've Stopped By The Tiny Desk

Monday, February 11, 2019

We're approaching 11 years and more than 800 concerts behind the Tiny Desk. Here's a look at the 2019 Grammy winners who've passed through our offices.

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Lau Noah: Tiny Desk Concert

Monday, February 11, 2019

There's a magical aura that surrounds Lau Noah as she sits behind the Tiny Desk and unspools thought-provoking story-songs.

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Kurt Vile: Tiny Desk Concert

Wednesday, February 06, 2019

Kurt Vile and his musical mate, Rob Laakso casually lose themselves in complex guitar lines that are effortlessly beautiful and lyrical.

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New Mix: Billie Eilish, Lucy Dacus, John Vanderslice, More

Tuesday, February 05, 2019

This week on All Songs Considered: A kind of demented nursery rhyme from singer Billie Eilish, a surprising cover tune from Lucy Dacus, the return of producer and musician John Vanderslice and more.

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Lucy Dacus Covers An Edith Piaf Classic And Pays Homage To Love

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Hear Dacus' dramatic reinterpretation of Edith Piaf's 70-year old love song, "La Vie En Rose."

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Have A Few Minutes Of Serious Fun With Bob Mould

Thursday, January 31, 2019

The Hüsker Dü legend returns with a new album, a new video, a new single and a new, sunnier outlook that's not dimmed by his obsession with the surveillance state.

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Remembering The Beatles' Rooftop Gig, 50 Years Later, With Someone Who Was There

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Ken Mansfield was the U.S. Manager for Apple records when the Beatles played their final gig on a rooftop in London — and one of the few people who was actually with the band to witness it.

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New Mix: Better Oblivion Community Center, Bellows, Duster & More

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

On this week's show: new music from Conor Oberst and Phoebe Bridgers who collaborate on a new project they're calling Better Oblivion Community Center, trance guitar from the Saharan region and more.

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Blood Orange: Tiny Desk Concert

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

This Blood Orange Tiny Desk is a beautifully conceived concert showing off the craft and care that has made Devonté Hynes a groundbreaking producer and songwriter.

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Hear 2 New Vampire Weekend Songs And A Conversation With Ezra Koenig

Thursday, January 24, 2019

The Vampire Weekend frontman shares "2021" and "Harmony Hall" from Father of the Bride, the band's highly anticipated new album.

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First Watch: Maya De Vitry's Healing Song And Astonishing Video

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

In this astonishing stop animation video, the Stray Birds singer Maya De Vitry collaborates with visual artist Andrew Benincasa, who poses the question: "How have you felt unseen as a person?"

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Hozier To Release First Album In Four Years: Hear His Newest Song

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

The new album is due out in March and the first single is "Almost (Sweet Music)."

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Aaron Lee Tasjan: Tiny Desk Concert

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Aaron Lee Tasjan arrived in an ascot and mustard-colored shirt, sporting red, round sunglasses and mutton chops. It was a fashionable nod to the psych-pop and rock sound he brought to the Tiny Desk.

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New Mix: Lana Del Rey, Telekinesis, Stella Donnelly, & More

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Our first mix of new music in 2019 includes a spare heartbreaker from Lana Del Rey, the sharp guitar pop of Telekinesis, a candid takedown from Stella Donnelly and more.

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Steve Earle Sings To His Hero, Guy Clark

Wednesday, January 09, 2019

At 21, Steve Earle left San Antonio, hitchhiked to Nashville and met his musical hero, Guy Clark, who was playing pool. That was 1974. Now, Earle pays tribute to Guy Clark on his new album, GUY.

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No Translations Needed At globalFEST 2019

Tuesday, January 08, 2019

New York's exuberant and smartly programmed annual showcase of musicians from around the world often yields us some of our favorite artist discoveries. The 2019 edition was no exception.

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