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Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters performs at the 9:30 Club in Washington D.C. as part of the birthday celebration for Big Tony of Trouble Funk.
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May 10, 2014 The albums, videos and musical moments that stopped the All Songs Considered host in his tracks this week. This week: Dave Grohl throws his childhood heroes a rocking hometown party.
January 7, 2012 See a stunning, animated video for "Two Against One," from producer extraordinaire Danger Mouse and Italian film composer Daniele Luppi. The standout cut from their 2011 album Rome is a dark and tortured affair.
Left to right: Danger Mouse, Norah Jones, Daniele Luppi and Jack White, whose collaborative Western album is titled Rome.
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May 13, 2011 One of modern music's most sought-after producers, Danger Mouse, spent the past half-decade writing and crafting a project with Italian composer-arranger Daniele Luppi. Together, they bring back some of the sounds of the Spaghetti Western.
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Laurel Sprengelmeyer of Little Scream (left); Daniele Luppi, Norah Jones, Danger Mouse and Jack White of the Rome project (top right); Ben Sollee (bottom right).
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April 19, 2011 This week on All Songs Considered: Danger Mouse joins composer Daniele Luppi, Norah Jones and Jack White. We've got an exclusive premiere from their new album, Rome.
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March 7, 2011 Hear a sneak preview of an upcoming EP from the duo featuring Danger Mouse and James Mercer. The song, "Windows" is from a new collection of songs called Meyrin Fields, due out March 29.
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Italian composer Daniele Luppi (left) and Danger Mouse during recording sessions for their new album Rome.
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November 15, 2010 Hear a preview of newmusic and use our online chat room to send in your questions.
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July 15, 2010 Two of the creative minds behind Dark Night of the Soul sit down with World Cafe host David Dye to discuss the collaboration and working with Sparklehorse's Mark Linkous, who committed suicide before the album's official release.
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June 28, 2010 Danger Mouse (a.k.a. Brian Burton) and The Shins' James Mercer recorded a homemade video of the two performing an acoustic version of "Insane Lullaby." The track originally appeared on the Danger Mouse/Sparklehorse album Dark Night of the Soul.
Left to right: David Lynch, Danger Mouse (Brian Burton), Sparklehorse (Mark Linkous).
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June 27, 2010 It took more than a year of closely guarded negotiations, but Dark Night of the Soul, the mysterious album from Danger Mouse, Sparklehorse and David Lynch, is finally getting an official release. It was initially announced in the spring of 2009 but never came out because of an unspecified dispute between EMI Records and producer Brian Burton (a.k.a. Danger Mouse). The album will now be released on July 13. In the meantime, you can hear the whole thing here as part of NPR Music's First Listen series.
November 16, 2009 All Songs Considered's list of the 50 most important recordings of the decade continues with Kelly Clarkson to Jay-Z.
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