Lead singer Will Sheff (above center) and Okkervil River. Ben Sklar/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Okkervil River performs a Tiny Desk Concert in September 2013. Meredith Rizzo/NPR hide caption

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Click to see an interactive map of Meriden, N.H., with stories from Okkervil River's Will Sheff about his childhood there. William Schaff hide caption

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Okkervil River's new album, The Silver Gymnasium, comes out Sept. 3. Ben Sklar/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Clockwise from upper left: Goldfrapp, Okkervil River, Beck, Light Heat, Sarah Neufeld Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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All Songs Considered

New Music: Beck, Okkervil River, Goldfrapp, More

Bets are made and expectations are exceeded on this week's All Songs Considered.

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Hear an in-depth interview with Okkervil River's Will Scheff (left) and Patrick Pestorius (center) on today's World Cafe. Alexandra Valenti/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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World Cafe

Okkervil River On World Cafe WXPN-FM

Frontman Will Sheff discusses the band's critically acclaimed new album in an extensive interview.

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