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"Not being dead is my version of partying. So far, so good." - Andrew W.K.
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May 15, 2014 This rocker VIP parties hard. The musician shares tales of his humble beginnings gigging at Starbucks, and then answers a series of questions about how to be the life of the party.
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What's the buzz, Andrew W.K.?
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May 15, 2014 Musician, motivational speaker, and party pro Andrew W.K. is a man of many talents—but did you know that he is also an expert on Jesus Christ Superstar? We wrote him a quiz on his favorite rock opera.
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At spring training, No. 1 prospect Jason Hayward has been shattering car windows beyond right field. Maybe his at-bat song should be "Bust Your Window."
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April 5, 2010 Have you ever noticed that the songs the batters pick while stepping up to the plate are -- for the most part -- not always great? There just has to be something better than "With Arms Wide Open" to get baseball fans on their feet between bites of overpriced chili dogs. We put together our own NPR nine-song starting lineup to get you started.
November 30, 2009 Sometimes, an idea is so perverse and bizarre that it needs to be carried out and followed to its logical end. So once we hatched the idea to bring long-haired, wild-eyed, keyboard-pounding, sublimely over-the-top party-rocker Andrew W.K. to perform an intimate concert at Bob Boilen's desk, there was no abandoning it. It simply had to happen.
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July 13, 2009 Rocker Andrew W.K., whose songs include "Party Hard," "It's Time to Party" and "Party 'Til You Puke," thinks the music of Johann Sebastian Bach stands among humankind's greatest accomplishments.
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August 11, 2008 Twenty-seven years ago, Brian Eno and David Byrne made a record like no other: My Life in the Bush of Ghosts. Now, nearly 30 years later, they're about to release a follow-up. We've got a sneak preview. Also on this edition of All Songs Considered: a surprising collaboration between reggae legend Lee "Scratch" Perry and Andrew W.K. Also, Van Dyke Parks and Inara George (singer for The Bird and The Bee) team up for an unusual record of baroque-styled pop songs. And we've got new music from Earlimart, The Avett Brothers, live music from She and Him and Jim James of My Morning Jacket.
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March 15, 2007 Part industry trade show, part fan feast, Austin's South by Southwest provides one-stop shopping for those looking for music discovery. Preview the four-day music marathon.
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