Clockwise from top left: Sleigh Bells, Stew, Sharon Van Etten, Jonathan Meiburg of Shearwater.
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December 29, 2011 We look at some of the music coming out in the first few months of 2012 and play a dozen new songs from musicians including Sleigh Bells, Craig Finn, Shearwater and Sharon Van Etten.
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Sufjan Stevens performing at the bandshell at Celebrate Brooklyn in Prospect Park on August 3, 2011.
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December 27, 2011 Bob Boilen salutes his 15 favorite live concerts. What were your most memorable shows this year?
Sleigh Bells at Sasquatch 2011.
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June 9, 2011 The band sounded full-throttle amazing at Sasquatch. Here's proof, and other festival highlights.
June 29, 2010 NPR listeners cast thousands of votes for the year's best music and regardless of how the votes fell, it was an exciting chance to pause and look back on what an incredible year it's been for music.
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May 25, 2010 It used to be that the opening track to a record was what got you to go back and put on the album, at least to hear side one. But do opening tracks matter in a world where shuffle is probably more pervasive than linear listening?
May 25, 2010 This edition of All Songs Considered features Sleigh Bells, Toro Y Moi, Secret Cities, Accordion, Olafur Arnalds, Buzzcocks and more.
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