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Concerts

Tegan and Sara perform at the 2011 Newport Folk Festival.

July 30, 2011 Hear the fizzy, punky pop duo translate its spiky music into acoustic arrangements just for Newport.

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August 3, 2007 Hear the Canadian twins perform their pop-informed folk-punk in a live midday concert.

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Studio Sessions

Tegan and Sara perform on The Current.

March 26, 2013 Watch the twin-sister pop duo perform their Glee-approved hit, "Closer," live at The Current.

March 6, 2008 The Canadian duo graced the Bryant Park studio with songs from their new record, The Con.

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August 17, 2007 Hear an interview and in-studio performance by the pair, which just released The Con.

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Discover Songs

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December 20, 2007 Tens of thousands of listeners voted for the year's best CDs, with Radiohead coming out on top.

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December 6, 2007 "Hop a Plane" fuses the disparate styles of Canadian sisters Tegan and Sara Quin.

June 5, 2007 All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen chats with NPR reviewers Robert Christgau, Meredith Ochs an...

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November 23, 2005 All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen talks with several music critics about some of the CDs you ...

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December 30, 2002 Putting this list together and hearing this music again was great fun. This year on All Songs Co...

October 28, 2002 Electric guitar great Charlie Christian; The unnatural sounds of Blip Hop; Reviving the Breton h...

Reviews

Twin sisters Tegan and Sara Quin have been writing songs since they were 15 and independently released their first full-length album in 1999. Since then, they've produced seven studio albums.

March 11, 2013 The twin sisters from Canada depart from their indie roots to try their hands at pop.

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December 6, 2007 "Hop a Plane" fuses the disparate styles of Canadian sisters Tegan and Sara Quin.

September 25, 2007 The Canadian duo's tunes have turned up on Grey's Anatomy and Medium.

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More Stories

Clockwise from upper left: Tegan and Sara, Owen Pallett of Final Fantasy, Alessi's Ark, Fatoumata Diawara

January 23, 2013 A parade of guest DJs, including Jack White, share their favorite new discoveries.

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Clockwise from upper left: Ramblin' Jack Elliott, Wanda Jackson, Tegan and Sara, Trombone Shorty.

July 26, 2011 Hear a preview of some of the artists featured at this year's Newport folk and jazz festivals.

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