Stephen Thompson

Stephen Thompson appears in the following:

Hadestown: Tiny Desk Concert

Monday, June 01, 2020

The cast and musicians of the hit Broadway musical Hadestown pack into the Tiny Desk for a truly glorious performance of its greatest songs.

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Clem Snide With Scott Avett: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

Saturday, May 23, 2020

Clem Snide and Scott Avett play spiritually searching songs from Forever Just Beyond while maintaining social distancing for their Tiny Desk (home) concert.

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Jason Molina's 'Eight Gates' To Get A Posthumous Release In August

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

The cult singer-songwriter, who recorded as Songs: Ohia and Magnolia Electric Co., died in 2013. On Aug. 7, his label will release an album of unheard solo recordings.

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Ashley McBryde: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

Thursday, May 14, 2020

The country singer performed four songs from her latest album, Never Will, including one of our top 25 songs of 2019.

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'Hamilton' Coming To Disney+ On July 3, Bypassing 2021 Theatrical Release

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

A film of the original Broadway cast performing Hamilton was scheduled to hit theaters on Oct. 15, 2021. Now it's coming to Disney+ 15 months ahead of schedule.

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'SNL' Just Wrapped Its 45th Season: It's Time To Cruelly Rank Its Musical Guests

Monday, May 11, 2020

It is vital that we reflect on the most recent season of Saturday Night Live and mean-spiritedly rank its 18 featured musical acts from worst to best.

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Daughter Of Swords: Tiny Desk Concert

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Alexandra Sauser-Monnig returns to the Tiny Desk with her band Daughter of Swords, showcasing new music as well as songs from 2019's gorgeous Dawnbreaker album.

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From The Urgent To The Absurd, Musicians Take On The Coronavirus Through Song

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Many musicians canceled tours and delayed album releases due to the pandemic. But some are now using home recording setups and streaming services to write and publish songs about the coronavirus.

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Bon Iver Releases 'PDLIF,' A New Song To Benefit COVID-19 Relief Efforts

Friday, April 17, 2020

"PDLIF" — an acronym for "Please Don't Live in Fear" — is the band's first new song since last year's i,i.

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'Hamilton' Cast Reunites For Emily Blunt, John Krasinski And One Lucky 9-Year-Old

Monday, April 06, 2020

Strap in for a 17-minute explosion of good-hearted joy, courtesy of the stars of A Quiet Place and the entire (socially distanced) original cast of Hamilton.

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Remembering Adam Schlesinger, One Of Pop's Great Collaborators

Thursday, April 02, 2020

Schlesinger's creative tendrils extended into the catalogs of many other brilliant artists.

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Fountains Of Wayne's Adam Schlesinger Dies At 52 After Contracting COVID-19

Wednesday, April 01, 2020

Schlesinger, one of the most prolific and decorated songwriters of his generation, died Wednesday.

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Bright Eyes' 9-Year Hiatus Ends With 'Persona Non Grata'

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Plans for a world tour are on hold, but the band insists that a new album is coming this year — no matter what. In the meantime, hear its first new song since 2011.

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The Austin 100: Loyal Lobos

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Singer-songwriter Andrea Silva is enormously adept at dreamy, languid balladry. Even when crisp, gorgeous guitars dominate the mix, it's hard not to hang on her every word.

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The Austin 100: Catholic Action

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Joy and aggression coexist in this band from Glasgow, Scotland.

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The Austin 100: Carla Geneve

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

An Australian singer-songwriter with a gift for deadpan observation and deftly deployed guitar licks, Carla Geneve sneaks up on you.

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The Austin 100: Sydney Wright

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

This year's pure pop find from the great city of Austin is Sydney Wright, whose "You Can Stay" exudes dynamism and drama.

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The Austin 100: Steven G

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

L.A. singer-rapper Steven G finds more or less the exact midpoint between sleekly stylish R&B and slyly playful hip-hop.

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The Austin 100: Tufan Derince

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Derince plays a stringed instrument called an elektrobağlama — think of a long-necked, amplified lute — that lends his arrangements a springy sense of playfulness

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The Austin 100: Tomás Del Real

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Tomás del Real's songs possess the gentle sway of the Chilean folk music in which he's steeped, but they're also burnished with notes of jazz and influences that stretch to the U.S. and Europe.

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