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June 11, 2015 For this week's Throwback Thursday, we revisit when Beirut played an exhausted but joyful Tiny Desk concert in 2011.
Clockwise left to right, Adult Mom, Zach Condon of Beirut, Chelsea Wolfe, Jessie Jones.
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June 2, 2015 This week's show features six new songs brewed at maximum strength, including the return of Beirut, a premiere from Chelsea Wolfe, a road trip summer jam and more.
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February 19, 2013 Known for his live looping, violinist and singer Kishi Bashi hired a string quartet to cover "A Sunday Smile," one of his favorite songs by the band Beirut. See him perform with the group, live in studio.
Mexican American artist Lila Downs
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February 29, 2012 This week on Alt.Latino, the Mexican American singer shares the music that changed her life, from Miles Davis to Orishas.
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"Abducted," by Cults, tops the list of Bob Boilen's favorite songs of 2011.
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December 28, 2011 Listen to Bob Boilen's favorite songs of the year, from Cults to Caveman and Milagres to M83.
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?
December 14, 2011 While most big releases from the first half of the year held their ground, a few dark horses swooped into top slots — and sent some All Songs favorites tumbling down the list.
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Beirut's Zach Condon at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C.
December 14, 2011 Listen to the band's performance at Washington, D.C.'s 9:30 Club.
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December 5, 2011 In 2011, we were equally charmed by Adele's broken heart and Beyonce's marital bliss. We were thrilled when The Book Of Mormon became the first Broadway cast album to hit the top ten on the Billboard pop charts in 40 years and pleasantly surprised when the Grammys discovered a guy in a Wisconsin cabin. The list of our 50 favorite records of 2011 starts with Adele, Alexandre Tharaud and more artists from A to B.
Beirut's third album, The Rip Tide, is out now.
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November 7, 2011 Zach Condon brings his group's signature sweet melancholy to World Cafe, on the heels of Beirut's new album The Rip Tide.
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