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
August 8, 2008 There's a certain point of maturity — or maybe it's immaturity — when music is most likely to make an indelible mark. If you were that ripe age when you first heard and fell in love with Pavement, then Pavement will not only remain near and dear...
August 4, 2008 There are three stages at Newport: a tiny one called the Waterfront Stage, the perfect-sized Harbor Stage (where we webcast and broadcast from on Saturday, and the huge Fort Stage. We webcast from the Fort Stage on Sunday.
August 3, 2008 It was a day of surprises. For one, who thought a group of octogenarians could rock the house?
August 2, 2008 Within a few minutes of arriving on the grounds of the Newport Folk Festival, I encountered a bit of a legend. Bob Jones has been coming to the festival almost since it began, and he had some great stories to tell. He talked about the workshops th...
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