October 29, 2008 We're no longer accepting new nominations for the year's best CDs. Check back Tuesday the 18th to vote in the final poll.
October 21, 2008 The name of my new love is Bloom, and it's the best iPhone/iPod application ever. Bloom is the creation of Brian Eno (my musical hero) and musician Peter Chilvers; it makes ambient music that's lovely, relaxing and not tacky with the touch of your...
October 8, 2008 Kurt Wagner writes and sings beautiful songs with Lambchop, a hefty ensemble with a calm, restrained sound. When Wagner visited us, he came alone, with just a guitar and a good-natured sense of humor.
October 7, 2008 Starting today you will have to register to post to the blog. Don't worry. This will ultimately let you do a lot more with the site:
September 30, 2008 Streaming from our site today, a week before its release, is Bob Dylan's new The Tell Tale Signs: The Bootleg Series Vol. 8. It strikes me as nothing short of remark
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September 29, 2008 Will Sheff plays DJ on All Songs Considered this week. Will is the songwriter and guiding light for Okkervil River.
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September 21, 2008 It's Sunday and I'm on a train heading to New York for a chance to win an Emmy. I've been in radio 19 years, and earlier this year, we won an award for "lighting." A lighting award for an organization that not that long ago had all its eggs
September 10, 2008 Apple has just introduced iTunes 8 — and with it, a Pandora-like feature called "Genius." Here's how it works: You pick a song in your library and hit the "genius" button, and it creates a playlist based on the one song. You can then copy that pl...
September 8, 2008 Just a quick note to let you know that Radiohead's gift to their fans, an entire concert from their 2008 tour, is now online at NPR Music.
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September 5, 2008 Hear the band recorded live in concert, from one of the year's most memorable tours. Radiohead ended its run of U.S. cities this summer with a dazzling spectacle in Santa Barbara, Calif.
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September 3, 2008 Back in February, All Songs Considered invited Radiohead's Thom Yorke on the show to discuss the music he loved. He was happy to talk about someone else's music, after months of being asked about the record business and the decision he and h
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August 26, 2008 Our latest episode of All Songs Considered features the New York rock group Ra Ra Riot. I've always been a sucker for the warm sound of a cello, and the band's new a
August 22, 2008 It happened once before, long ago: July 20, 1969, to be exact. I'd bought tickets to see Blind Faith and I was psyched, until I realized that it was the night of the very first manned moon landing — and the very first walk on the moon.
August 19, 2008 I was at the Newport Folk Festival a few weeks ago, and onstage was Brandi Carlile, a stunning pre
August 13, 2008 The summer is slipping by at a breakneck pace, but there's still time for you to take a road trip and reconnect with some of your favorite music. We're compiling our favorite kin
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