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Kishi Bashi

Kishi Bashi artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

Concerts

Kishi Bashi performs at the 9:30 Club in Washington D.C. on April 3, 2012.

May 1, 2012 The one-man orchestra juggles violin, beatboxing and loop pedals in a concert from the 9:30 Club.

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Interviews & Profiles

Kishi Bashi is the stage name of Japanese-American multi-instrumentalist K. Ishibashi.

June 9, 2012 The musician named his debut album after a Japanese expression meaning "one time, one place."

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Clockwise from upper left: Cults, Lily and Madeleine, Kishi Bashi, The Avett Brothers

August 13, 2013 Great songs from favorites old (Cults, The Avett Brothers) and new (Weed, Lily & Madeleine).

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February 19, 2013 Known for his live looping, Kishi Bashi hires a string quartet to cover one of his favorite songs.

All Songs Considered hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton rented a cabin in the woods for a special holiday party, with Kishi Bashi, Dan Deacon, Carrie Brownstein, and more as guests.

December 18, 2012 Kishi Bashi, Dan Deacon, Carrie Brownstein, Nellie McKay and more join in some reindeer games.

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Singer-songwriter Frank Ocean.

December 5, 2012 The All Songs Considered gang gabs about the year's biggest surprises, best new artists and more.

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Kishi Bashi.

December 3, 2012 One of the year's best new artists is back with a special song he wrote just for the holidays.

Kishi Bashi performs a Tiny Desk Concert at the NPR Music offices.

May 10, 2012 K Ishibashi is a master at building songs from live violin loops, layered singing and beatboxing.

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Catherine Harris-White of the hip-hop duo THEESatisfaction performs at Red 7 in Austin, Texas during the South By Southwest music conference.

March 17, 2012 Day three at South by Southwest included a set from the band with the biggest song in the country.

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K Ishibashi, who performs under the name Kishi Bashi, will perform at SXSW Friday.

March 11, 2012 NPR Music's Stephen Thompson winnows the massive SXSW music festival down to just four discoveries.

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