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Studio Sessions

Elbow's new album is titled Build a Rocket, Boys!

January 19, 2012 The band artfully tackles the ache of youth in hindsight and the anxiety of middle-aged regret.

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Interviews & Profiles

The men of Elbow, left to right: Richard Jupp, Mark Potter, Guy Garvey, Craig Potter, Pete Turner.

March 8, 2014 "My microphone stand was a broom handle," says singer Guy Garvey of the UK alt-rockers' early days.

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December 29, 2008 Elbow's frontman, Guy Garvey, talks about growing up on The Stone Roses and his band's new album.

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Discover Songs

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April 10, 2008 Hear a sneak preview of CDs due out this spring, including new music from Death Cab for Cutie.

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October 19, 2005 An extraordinary new recording from Fiona Apple; Classic R&B singer Bettye LaVette; Reggae class...

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November 17, 2003 The eccentric Swimming Pool Q's; Reinventing Willie Nelson's Red Headed Stranger; The Fallen Ang...

News

Anna Calvi is one of 12 artists nominated for this year's Mercury Prize.

July 20, 2011 Who should win the 2011 Mercury Prize? Give this year's nominees a listen and pick your favorite.

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April 10, 2008 Hear a sneak preview of CDs due out this spring, including new music from Death Cab for Cutie.

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More Stories

Parker Millsap.

February 27, 2014 Download music from Elbow, Angel Olsen, Ana Tijoux, Hozier and much more.

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NPR Artist Directory

Chopin

Frederic Chopin

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Gillian Welch

Gillian Welch

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Spoon

Spoon

Music, live concerts and interviews with the pop-rock band.

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Rodrigo y Gabriela

Rodrigo y Gabriela

Hear and watch exclusive performances from the guitar-playing Mexican duo.

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Bon Iver

Bon Iver

Hear concerts and interviews with the atmospheric art-folk singer.

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Charles Mingus

Charles Mingus

Hear performances and profiles of the jazz innovator's work.

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Emerson String Quartet

Emerson String Quartet

Hear essential recordings and performances from the lauded quartet.

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Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

NPR Music explores the life and voice of the passionate Qawwali singer.

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Wye Oak

Wye Oak

Exclusive performances from the pop duo from Baltimore.

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M.I.A.

M.I.A.

Music and news from the Sri Lanka-born hip-hop artist and producer.

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Arcade Fire

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