Fall Out Boy drummer Andy Hurley pauses mid-performance to marvel at his own impressive tats.
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October 2, 2015 It's Name That Tune for especially careful listeners: Hear a series of drum fills and match them to the songs.
Saturday Night Live's Kyle Mooney in a video for the Superhumanoids song "Norwegian Black Metal."
October 1, 2015 Saturday Night Live's Kyle Mooney stars in a surprising new video from the L.A.-based electro-pop trio Superhumanoids.
Alicia Bognanno, lead singer for the band Bully, in a scene from a new video for the song "Too Tough."
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September 30, 2015 Nashville's slacker rock band plods its way through a strangely captivating new video for the song "Too Tough."
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September 29, 2015 Hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton share their latest discoveries, from psych pop to gritty garage rock, with plenty of earworms along the way.
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A scene from Helios' new video for the song "Pearls."
September 29, 2015 It's hard not to marvel at the mystery and splendor of life on earth after watching the clip for "Pearls," a new song from the Portland, Ore. ambient-rock band
Show creator Lin-Manuel Miranda performs as America's first treasury secretary, Alexander Hamilton, in the hip-hop musical Hamilton.
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September 25, 2015 On paper, the hip-hop musical about Alexander Hamilton should be a joke. On this week's +1 podcast, NPR Music's Timmhotep Aku tells us why it isn't.
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Sia's latest single is called "Alive," a song she originally wrote for Adele.
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September 24, 2015 It's from This Is Acting, an upcoming collection of tunes Sia wrote for other artists.
Jeff Lynne is back with ELO's first album of all-new songs in 15 years.
September 24, 2015 "When I Was A Boy" is vintage ELO, with frontman Jeff Lynne's signature chord progressions, string flourishes and a wistful-but-infectious melody.
Froth in a scene from their new video for the song "Nothing Baby."
September 23, 2015 An LA shoegaze band finds plainspoken poetry and inspiration in life's most mundane moments.
Ari Shapiro, new host of NPR's All Things Considered.
September 21, 2015 The new host for NPR's evening news magazine joins All Songs Considered to discuss musicals, powerful voices and why Paul Simon's Graceland never gets old.
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September 18, 2015 This week, our recurring puzzler for careful listeners, features a selection of fills handpicked by drummer Ian Chang. Hear the fill and match it to the song.
Shakey Graves, backstage before winning Best Emerging Artist at the 2015 Americana Music Awards this week.
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September 18, 2015 On this week's podcast, we go to Nashville where host Bob Boilen has been making new discoveries at the Americana Music Festival.
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Born Ruffians frontman Luke Lalonde in the final moments of the band's video for the song "Don't Live Up."
September 17, 2015 In a video for "Don't Live Up," the band finds that rock-star life isn't what it's cracked up to be.
Sharon Van Etten
September 15, 2015 She's turned the Scottish troubadour's gently strummed acoustic song, "Teen Angel," into a powerful, electrified ballad, featuring some of her most potent vocals.
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Singer Gary Clark Jr. in a scene from his video for the song "Church."
September 14, 2015 The singer-guitarist's latest video is a sweet, soulful portrait of a man trying to come to terms with his own missteps and a lifetime of regret.
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