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Chad VanGaalen

Chad VanGaalen artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

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December 11, 2008 A warm, loping arrangement makes the morbid "Willow Tree" go down as smooth as a glass of iced tea.

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December 8, 2008 Hear a far-reaching roundtable discussion of the year's best albums and biggest surprises.

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July 13, 2006 Chad VanGaalen crafts a vivid and unnerving ode to vampirism's sinister allure.

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"Slip into the same old dream every night," Chad  VanGaalen sings in "Peace on the Rise," adding, "Welcome all the things  that could've been."

August 30, 2011 "Slip into the same old dream every night," he sings. "Welcome all the things that could've been."

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December 11, 2008 A warm, loping arrangement makes the morbid "Willow Tree" go down as smooth as a glass of iced tea.

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December 8, 2008 Hear a far-reaching roundtable discussion of the year's best albums and biggest surprises.

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July 13, 2006 Chad VanGaalen crafts a vivid and unnerving ode to vampirism's sinister allure.

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April 1, 2014 Bob and Robin have a fantastic surprise: the first song off a new album by Jack White.

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Skelliconnection

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  • Album: Skelliconnection
  • Artist: Chad VanGaalen
 

Infiniheart

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  • Album: Infiniheart
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Diaper Island

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  • Album: Diaper Island
  • Artist: Chad VanGaalen
  • Label: Sub Pop
  • Released: 2011
 

Soft Airplane

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  • Album: Soft Airplane
  • Artist: Chad VanGaalen
  • Label: Sub Pop
  • Released: 2008