Robin Hilton

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Swan Songs: Music For Your Final Exit

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

We asked listeners what song they want played at their funeral. On this edition of All Songs Considered, we share some of the incredible responses we got, along with the stories behind them.


New Music Friday: April 13

Friday, April 13, 2018

A run through some of the week's best new albums, including Korean surf-rock band Say Sue Me, singer Juliana Hatfield's surprisingly emotional tribute to Olivia Newton-John, Tinashe and more.


New Mix: Ólafur Arnalds, Khruangbin, Whyte Horses, Ari Roar, More

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

This week's batch of essential new songs includes a curiously gorgeous piano piece from Iceland's Ólafur Arnalds, the punk band Abuse Of Power, summery psych-pop from Whyte Horses and more.


New Music Friday: April 6

Friday, April 06, 2018

Hear a quick run thru some of the best full-albums out today, including the scorching punk of Dark Times, rap phenom Cardi B, pop singer Kylie Minogue's country turn, Hop Along, Wye Oak and more.


New Mix: Young Fathers, Confidence Man, A Stunning Tiny Desk Contest Entry, More

Tuesday, April 03, 2018

This week's new mix features a profound Tiny Desk Contest entry, "dorky" electropop from Australian group Confidence Man, an intimate paean to different loves from Forth Wanderers and more.


New Mix: Guided By Voices, Fantastic Negrito, A Stella Donnelly Lullaby, More

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

All Songs Considered hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton share a new batch of essential songs, from the poignant folk of John Prine to the warped rock of Hearts Hearts, the ethereal Grouper and more.


SXSW 2018 Wrap-Up: Our Favorite Discoveries And Memorable Moments

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Our bleary-eyed, ear-ringing week of non-stop live music at the 2018 South by Southwest music festival has ended and we're back one last time to play some of our favorite discoveries.


Hear And See Sylvan Esso's Complete Visual EP 'Echo Mountain Sessions'

Friday, July 28, 2017

See the complete studio sessions for the electronic duo's latest project, a collection of Sylvan Esso songs performed by a full band, with saxophone, electric guitar, piano and more.


Listen: Tori Amos Shares 'Cloud Riders' From Upcoming Album

Thursday, July 27, 2017

"Cloud Riders," the first single from Native Invader, paints troubled love as a tempestuous and erratic storm. Part swagger, part reflection, it both smolders and shimmers with Beatle-y guitars.


EMA Is 'Down And Out' In New Video

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

EMA's latest video, for the slowly simmering "Down And Out," isn't always easy to watch. But it speaks to the song's moody undercurrent of self-loathing.


New Mix: Josh Ritter, Ian Chang, Moses Sumney And More

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

You'll want to listen to this week's essential new music on a good pair of headphones, preferably in the dark and, if you take drummer Ian Chang's advice, while getting a massage.


k.d. lang Reflects On 25 Years Of 'Ingénue'

Thursday, July 13, 2017

The singer talks about the challenges of making what became one of the most important records of the 1990s, dealing with the fame it brought and how she didn't like its hit song until recently.


New Mix: Music From 'The Big Sick,' Rhye, Protomartyr, More

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

We open this week's essential mix with the sweetly melodic sounds of Michael Andrews and his score for the film The Big Sick. Also: the sensual sounds of Rhye, Protomartyr's existential rock and more.


Hear Zola Jesus' Menacing New Song, 'Soak'

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

The story behind the singer's latest song is profoundly dark and twisted. But, Zola Jesus says, it's ultimately a tale about empowerment.


Haim Explains The Heartache And Joy Of Its New Album, Track By Track

Friday, July 07, 2017

The three sisters talk about the challenges of dating men with fragile egos, betrayal, their love of '50s doo-wop and how they can turn the darkest situations into dance songs.


Watch: The Beastie Boys' 'Sabotage' Video Remade With Sesame Street Muppets

Thursday, July 06, 2017

A fan has recreated the classic '90s video scene for scene (more or less), using existing footage of Sesame Street characters.


New Mix: St. Vincent, Mogwai, Benjamin Clementine, My Bubba And More

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

This week's essential mix includes new music from the Scottish rock group Mogwai, a piano ballad from St. Vincent, an epic and emotional cut from British singer Benjamin Clementine and more.


Chance The Rapper: Tiny Desk Concert

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

Chance The Rapper, fresh from a 23,000-strong, sold-out show the night before, brought a thoughtful and fresh take to his Tiny Desk concert.


The National Reflects On Hopelessness And Defeat With New Song, 'Guilty Party'

Thursday, June 29, 2017

The band's upcoming full-length, Sleep Well Beast is shaping up to be the best album the band has done.


Deerhoof Gets Political On New Song, 'I Will Spite Survive'

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

The defiant new single is our first glimpse of the band's full-length, Mountain Moves, due out Sept. 8.