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Great Lake Swimmers

Great Lake Swimmers

Great Lake Swimmers

Great Lake Swimmers artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

Concerts

Great Lake Swimmers perform on Mountain Stage at North House Folk School in Grand Marais, Minn.

July 19, 2012 Ontario folk-poppers and a Minnesotan songwriter performed great sets in succession.

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Great Lake Swimmers; credit: Brian Blauser

August 27, 2010 The Toronto folk-rock group performs songs from its excellent new album, Lost Channels.

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June 8, 2007 Hear a concert by the warmly melancholic folk-pop band, recorded live in Philadelphia.

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Studio Sessions

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June 8, 2009 Singer Tony Dekker performs three songs at the desk of All Songs Considered's Bob Boilen.

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August 7, 2007 Hear the word-of-mouth sensation perform some of its sad, sweetly rustic folk-pop.

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Discover Songs

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March 30, 2009 "Pulling on a Line" exemplifies the band's ability to assemble familiar musical pieces in new ways.

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February 7, 2008 NPR listeners share their favorite great unkown artists.

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May 7, 2007 The Canadian band's "Your Rocky Spine" is unafraid to explore forbidden and forbidding terrain.

Reviews

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March 30, 2009 "Pulling on a Line" exemplifies the band's ability to assemble familiar musical pieces in new ways.

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May 7, 2007 The Canadian band's "Your Rocky Spine" is unafraid to explore forbidden and forbidding terrain.

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Music and news from the Sri Lanka-born hip-hop artist and producer.

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Ongiara

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  • Album: Ongiara
  • Artist: Great Lake Swimmers
 

Lost Channels

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  • Album: Lost Channels
  • Artist: Great Lake Swimmers
  • Label: RCA
  • Released: 2009
 

Bodies and Minds

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  • Album: Bodies and Minds
  • Artist: Great Lake Swimmers
  • Label: Misra
  • Released: 2005