The Flaming Lips put out Robin Hilton's favorite album of the year. Son Lux, Telekinesis, James Blake, Foxygen, and many, many other artists and bands also released Robin's number one album of the year.
December 16, 2013 The co-host for NPR Music's All Songs Considered shares the albums he returned to the most in 2013.
December 4, 2013 What were your top 10 albums of the year? Vote for the best of 2013 in All Songs Considered's listener survey.
November 18, 2013 With Thanksgiving rapidly approaching, it's a good time to reflect on the people in our lives who helped make us who we are and the music that reminds us of them. Tell us about a song that describes your family, for better or worse. We'll feature some of your picks on All Songs Considered.
November 13, 2013 Is it possible to come up with a top ten list of records everyone can agree on? What's been the most popular decade for music? What are the least-heard albums? We found answers to these questions and more in our summer-long poll.
Marijuana Deathsquads performing live at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C.
November 8, 2013 See the Minneapolis-based noise-rock band's unforgettable set from the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C.
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Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor, performing live at the 2013 Mt. Oasis festival.
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November 8, 2013 The first-ever Mountain Oasis festival went down the weekend before Halloween in Asheville, N.C., filling the city's streets with music and costumed fans. See some of the live performances and street scenes in animated GIFs.
Polica, performing live at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C.
November 6, 2013 Hear lead singer Channy Leaneagh and the rest of this exciting Minneapolis band recorded live at the 9:30 Club on Nov. 6, 2013.
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November 5, 2013 The latest video from Berlin-based, ambient trip-hop artist Perera Elsewhere imagines a dystopian world drowning in its on excess.
Arcade Fire's new album, Reflektor, was the target of mercilessly negative reviews. But did any of them change the way people feel about the band and its music?
November 4, 2013 The onslaught of negative reviews for Arcade Fire's new album, Reflektor, probably won't change the way diehard fans feel about the band. But will they keep more casual listeners from discovering the group's music?
October 31, 2013 After releasing his mostly acoustic debut in 2010, Irish singer James Vincent McMorrow was afraid of getting pegged a folk artist. His follow-up album takes an entirely different and unexpected turn.
The latest video directed by Tyler The Creator is from an artist who wishes to remain anonymous.
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October 28, 2013 Odd Future co-founder Tyler, The Creator didn't write this track - and isn't saying who did - he was so moved by it, he agreed to write and direct the video for it.
Arcade Fire's Win Butler, performing live at Capitol Studios in Los Angeles.
October 28, 2013 Hear the band perform highlights from its new album, Reflektor, recorded live from Capitol Studios in Los Angeles.
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October 24, 2013 The singer has released several EPs covering music by his favorite artists, including Morrissey, Shirley Collins and Sam Cooke. Meloy's latest is a collection of songs by The Kinks.
October 23, 2013 The band's latest EP is inspired by Ender's Game, a sci-fi novel (and new movie) about Earth's futuristic battle against insect-like aliens called "Buggers."
Son Lux's new album, Lanterns, comes out Oct. 29.
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October 20, 2013 Son Lux's latest album is an arresting mix of hip-hop, 21st-century R&B and experimental synthpop. Where previous releases were glittering and sometimes wildly adventurous, Lanterns is slicker, darker and less ornate.
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