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Concerts

Nada Surf performs at KEXP.

February 20, 2012 Even after nearly 20 years on the road, Nada Surf plays with the vigor and vitality of a new band.

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March 19, 2010 Hear the resilient, winningly upbeat pop-rock band perform live from WXPN in Philadelphia.

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April 12, 2008 Hear the New York rock trio, recorded live in concert from Washington, D.C.'s 9:30 Club.

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Studio Sessions

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February 24, 2012 The veteran pop band performs alternately hopeful and sweetly sad songs in this studio session.

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May 13, 2010 Nada Surf performs its own takes on The Go-Betweens, Depeche Mode and Bill Fox at WXPN.

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March 24, 2008 After years of struggle, the pop band has never been bigger. Hear an interview and performance.

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November 9, 2005 The Weight is a Gift was produced by Death Cab for Cutie's Chris Walla.

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Discover Songs

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December 23, 2008 Here are the 10 albums that Song of the Day editor Stephen Thompson treasured the most this year.

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May 22, 2008 "See These Bones" finds the band dispensing its feel-goodery through a heart-swelling arrangement.

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April 12, 2008 Hear the New York rock trio, recorded live in concert from Washington, D.C.'s 9:30 Club.

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March 5, 2008 A preview of some of the bands performing at this year's South by Southwest festival.

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October 12, 2005 Better dance music from Franz Ferdinand; Unreleased bonus tracks by Talking Heads; Canada's indi...

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Reviews

In "When I Was Young," Nada Surf makes a case for embracing our lives as we've decided to live them.

October 24, 2011 In "When I Was Young," the band makes a case for embracing our lives as we've decided to live them.

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December 23, 2008 Here are the 10 albums that Song of the Day editor Stephen Thompson treasured the most this year.

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May 22, 2008 "See These Bones" finds the band dispensing its feel-goodery through a heart-swelling arrangement.

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February 5, 2008 Andy Langer, music critic for Esquire, looks at new records with one thing in common.

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More Stories

Nada Surf's new album, The Stars Are Indifferent to Astronomy, comes out Jan. 24.

January 15, 2012 Nada Surf's seventh album is stuffed with big guitars, beautiful harmonies and warm affirmations.

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