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Concerts

Portland quartet Horse Feathers perform on Mountain Stage.

December 1, 2011 Hear the Portland band bring its chamber-folk sound to West Virginia's most famous stage.

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Discover Songs

Horse Feathers; credit: Tarina Westlund

November 2, 2010 The most agreeably pretty song to float along in ages, "Thistled Spring" still chills the blood.

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The Black Keys

April 6, 2010 Hear sneak previews of new music from The Black Keys, New Pornographers, Stars and more.

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August 12, 2008 With its gorgeous strings, Horse Feathers' "Curs in the Weeds" soothes even as it unsettles.

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August 31, 2006 Subtly infectious melodies meet hauntingly obtuse lines about beauty and disappointment.

Reviews

Horse Feathers; credit: Tarina Westlund

November 2, 2010 The most agreeably pretty song to float along in ages, "Thistled Spring" still chills the blood.

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Horse Feathers

May 3, 2010 Justin Ringle leads Horse Feathers, a folk-pop band that exudes quiet intensity.

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August 12, 2008 With its gorgeous strings, Horse Feathers' "Curs in the Weeds" soothes even as it unsettles.

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August 31, 2006 Subtly infectious melodies meet hauntingly obtuse lines about beauty and disappointment.

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December 25, 2006 Song of the Day's editor picked over thousands of albums in 2006 before settling on 10 favorites.

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June 11, 2013 The string-laden indie-folk band, on its first trip to Alaska, plays songs from Cynic's New Year.

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Horse Feathers' new album, Cynic's New Year, comes out April 17.

April 8, 2012 All the rustic misery in the world can't drown out the soul-nourishing sweep of the band's songs.

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December 7, 2010 Hear songs from NPR Music editor Stephen Thompson's 10 favorite albums of 2010.

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May 8, 2009 See the band perform live at the desk of All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen.

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