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June 30, 2014 A selection of 25 deep, joyful, rewarding albums from every genre, out of every corner of the world, from the first six months months of 2014, picked by NPR Music.
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Owen Pallett's latest album is called In Conflict.
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May 27, 2014 Last year, Owen Pallett played on Arcade Fire's Reflektor and picked up an Oscar nomination for his score for Her. The songwriter explains the tensions at work on his highly personal new solo album.
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Owen Pallett's new album, In Conflict, comes out May 27.
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May 18, 2014 If there's any conflict at all throughout these 13 tracks, it's purely an internal one for Pallett, a legit composer who also possesses the instincts to craft brilliant pop songs.
December 14, 2010 Album covers can set the tone for how we imagine music in our minds. Sometimes they try to make a statement, or just be an evocative image that invites you in.
December 1, 2010 The list of our 50 favorite albums of the year includes Jason Moran, Janelle Monae, The National and more artists from M to R.
Owen Pallett onstage at Webster Hall.
April 27, 2010 Pallett employed his sad-angel voice, skillfully bowed violin and a loop pedal to build a set of dense, haunting chamber-pop layer by layer. Bookending this set of mostly new material are some golden oldies, including fan favorite "This Is the Dream of Win and Regine" and a cover of Mariah Carey's "Fantasy."
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June 2, 2006 Final Fantasy is the solo project of multi-instrumentalist Owen Pallett, who first achieved notoriety as a member of The Arcade Fire. Pallett makes music that marries the serious and the silly, informed by everything from Dungeons & Dragons to the songs on Top 40 radio.
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