Robin Hilton

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A Shrimp That Can Kill With Sound Is Named After Pink Floyd

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Synalpheus pinkfloydi can rapidly open and snap close its large claw, creating a sound that can reach up to 210 decibels, louder than a typical rock concert, and loud enough to kill small fish nearby.

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Hear Car Seat Headrest's Cover Of The Smiths' 'That Joke Isn't Funny Anymore'

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Singer Will Toledo performs a passionate and heartbreaking version of the 1985 Smiths song about depression and time's indifference to everything.

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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.

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The Mad Genius Of Father John Misty

Friday, April 07, 2017

The singer takes aim at all of humanity on his sprawling new masterwork Pure Comedy.

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New Mix: Son Lux, Public Service Broadcasting, Big Thief, More

Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton share their favorite songs of the week, including premieres from Elf Power and Big Thief, plus new music from The Walkmen's Walter Martin, Son Lux and more.

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Jack Black's A Cappella Version Of Prince's 'When Doves Cry' Is ... Something

Friday, March 31, 2017

The actor busted out the cover during a Tenacious D concert.

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Amber Coffman Shares Buoyant New Pop Song From Upcoming Solo Debut

Friday, March 31, 2017

The former Dirty Projectors singer's latest single is "No Coffee," a relatively buoyant pop rumination on anxieties over lost love.

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From The Archives: Hear Tracy Chapman's First NPR Interview, From 1988

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Hear the "Fast Car" singer talk about her self-titled debut album in this 1988 interview from All Things Considered.

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Albin Lee Meldau's Unsettling Take On Mental Illness And Addiction

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Swedish singer-songwriter Albin Lee Meldau has a profoundly arresting voice that delivers an emotional gut punch with every brooding phrase.

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First Watch: Annie Hardy, 'High Forever'

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

On her new video for the song "High Forever," the former Giant Drag singer reflects on the false belief that happiness will always last.

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New Mix: Sufjan Stevens, Gorillaz, Perfume Genius, More

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

This week's essential mix includes a profoundly moving elegy to a lost sister from Hippo Campus, an electro-pop dance track from Sufjan Stevens' latest project, new music from Gorillaz and more.

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Kevin Morby Announces New Album, Shares The Elegiac Love Letter 'Come To Me Now'

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

The singer's latest album is a love letter to cities and the diverse people who live there.

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Why SXSW Matters: The Best Of What We Saw, 2017

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

We go to SXSW in order to find music we're unlikely to see in our own backyard, find something thrilling, then shout out our fervent support. In this episode, we do exactly that.

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The All Songs Considered SXSW Preview, 2017

Monday, March 13, 2017

For music lovers, South By Southwest can feel like Christmas, Mardi Gras and Spring Break rolled into one. This week we share some of the discoveries we're most excited to see at this year's festival.

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+1: Remembering Elliott Smith's Masterpiece, 'Either/Or,' 20 Years Later

Friday, March 10, 2017

Elliott Smith archivist and engineer Larry Crane discusses the challenges of making Smith's best album sound even better. Either/Or celebrates its 20th anniversary with a deluxe version.

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Elliot Moss' Midnight Drone Turns Utah Into An Alien Planet

Thursday, March 09, 2017

When you watch the strangely illuminated world that unfolds in this new video from singer Elliot Moss, for his song "Closedloop," it's hard to believe any part of it is real.

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New Mix: alt-J, Elliott Smith, The New Pornographers, Girlpool, More

Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton, bleary-eyed from a mind-bending Flaming Lips show, share this week's favorite music discoveries.

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Listen: Fleet Foxes Returns With New Song And Album Details

Tuesday, March 07, 2017

The band's frontman Robin Pecknold announced the song on his Instagram account.

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Watch The Epic, Desert-Jam Guitar Shredding Of L.A. Takedown

Monday, March 06, 2017

L.A. Takedown is a seven-piece rock band with three lead guitarists and a love for epic shredding. It's new video for "Night Skiing" is a surreal, desert-jam odyssey.

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Sharon Van Etten Asks Why The Sun Still Shines For 'The Man In The High Castle'

Friday, March 03, 2017

Sharon Van Etten's cover of the 1962 song "The End Of The World" comes from a unique and entirely imagined soundtrack to the Amazon series The Man In The High Castle.

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