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Clap Your Hands Say Yeah in an early 2006 publicity photo.
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May 14, 2015 For this week's Throwback Thursday we share a live concert from 2006 featuring the Clap Your Hands Say Yeah. At the time, the band was riding a wave of popularity made possible by the Internet.
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August 22, 2014 One of the first big blog-rock bands visits Morning Becomes Eclectic to perform "Coming Down," the first single from its new fourth album, Only Run.
Clockwise from upper left: The New Pornographers, Mapei, Moon Hooch.
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June 10, 2014 Hear the first new song from The New Pornographers in four years on All Songs Considered. Plus: the riff-rock sax trio Moon Hooch, hip-hop and R&B singer Mapei, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah and more.
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Clap Your Hands Say Yeah's new album, Only Run, comes out June 3.
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May 25, 2014 Only Run expands on the band's simultaneously soaring, jittery and joyful sound in surprising ways. The result reflects a relentless pursuit of invention and reinvention.
December 23, 2011 As one of indie rock's in-demand producers, engineers, mixers, Congleton is an all-around utility player whose musical fingerprints are all over a ton of stellar recordings from 2011.
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah's new album, Hysterical, comes out Sept. 20.
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September 11, 2011 After emerging from nowhere in 2005, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah was nearly snuffed out by its own DIY success. Now, it returns with an album that recaptures the exuberance of its debut.
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah (top), Lisa Hannigan, James Blake, Jesse Sykes (middle row left to right), Neutral Milk Hotel (bottom).
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August 30, 2011 Also this week: Clap Your Hands Say Yeah readies its first album since 2007, and the two reigning kings of falsetto join forces.
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November 16, 2009 All Songs Considered's list of the 50 most important recordings of the decade begins with composer John Adams and runs through Clap Your Hands Say Yeah.
November 9, 2009 It's hard to believe, but the first decade of the new millennium is rapidly drawing to a close — and it's been a remarkable one for music. In this edition of All Songs Considered, host Bob Boilen looks back at some of the defining trends, sounds and historic moments that made the '00s stand out, in a roundtable discussion with Monitor Mix blogger Carrie Brownstein, All Songs Considered producer Robin Hilton and NPR Music editor Stephen Thompson.
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October 13, 2009 On this edition of All Songs Considered, we've got an exclusive new song from Death Cab for Cutie's Chris Walla and J. Robbins of Jawbox. The two wrote and recorded the new single, titled "Mercury," in just two days as part of our Project Song series. Also on the program: London's captivating quartet The XX; the neo-psychedelic duo MV & EE; folk trio Espers; and new music from Doveman, Vampire Weekend and Clap Your Hands Say Yeah frontman Alec Ounsworth.
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