Sari and Romy Lightman of the bands Tasseomancy and Austra.
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June 30, 2011 Sari and Romy Lightman, the twin sisters and singers who backup the broody electro-pop group Austra, will release their own album late this summer under the name Tasseomancy. See a spooky new video for the song "Heavy Sleep."
June 29, 2011 David Barnes' work has graced the covers of several Of Montreal albums. His paintings are remarkably intricate, spectacularly detailed and spread across the pages of a strange and mysterious new book, titled What's Weird?
The video for DeVotchKa's "The Man From San Sebastian" includes a thrilling chase scene with the band's members on vintage mopeds.
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June 24, 2011 See the premiere of a beautifully shot and carefully scripted video for a cut from DeVotchKa's latest collection of Eastern European folk and pop songs, 100 Lovers.
June 24, 2011 Whether you love summer or hate it, we bet you have a song that reminds you of this time of year — and a story to go with it. We want you to tell us all about it.
Florence And The Machine live at The Wiltern in Los Angeles.
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June 23, 2011 Watch the band perform live in concert from the Wiltern Theater in Los Angeles last November.
June 21, 2011 See the Top 100 albums of the year (so far), as selected by NPR Music listeners.
June 19, 2011 The brainy electronic composer is back with an album of manic, reverb-heavy synth-pop. Hear it in its entirety until its release.
June 14, 2011 You blinked, and somehow the whole first half of 2011 is nearly behind us. Before we get too deep into the summer months and descend rapidly into the final stretch of the year, take a moment to reflect on some of the great music we've heard so far.
June 4, 2011 The all-female Belgian choir, which famously covered Radiohead's "Creep," is back with a new video.
May 24, 2011 NPR Music is going to this big, beautiful music festival in Washington state this Memorial Day weekend, to live webcast concerts all day into the night by bands such as Wilco, Death Cab For Cutie, The Antlers, Bright Eyes and many, many more.
May 21, 2011 See video of a full performance by the remarkable young singer-guitarist, recorded live in Paris.
May 17, 2011 Miho Hatori and Yuka Honda, the duo behind the quirky hip-hop/pop group Cibo Matto, announced today that they're getting back together for a new album and tour.
May 10, 2011 All Songs Considered's Robin Hilton shares a list of his five favorite concerts. What are yours?
Austra's full-length debut, Feel It Break, comes out May 17.
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May 8, 2011 Austra is a Toronto-based trio that makes throbbing, beat-heavy synth-pop that's both unsettling and alluring. Hear the group's dark but danceable new album in its entirety, a week before its official release.
May 3, 2011 Sometimes you break up with your favorite bands. Sometimes you just grow apart. And sometimes it's a lot more complicated than that. Tell us about your one-night-stand bands, rebound bands, the bands that broke up with you and the ones with whom you ultimately reconciled.
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