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The Ghost Of A Saber Tooth Tiger's new album, Midnight Sun, comes out April 29.

Listen First Listen: The Ghost Of A Saber Tooth Tiger, 'Midnight Sun'

April 20, 2014 – Sean Lennon and Charlotte Kemp Muhl follow their acoustic debut with a fabulously fuzzy rock album.


Brody Dalle's album Diploid Love comes our April 28.

Listen First Listen: Brody Dalle, 'Diploid Love'

April 20, 2014 – The first solo album from the former Distillers singer feels like a time capsule from the '90s.


Wye Oak's new album, Shriek, comes out April 29.

Listen First Listen: Wye Oak, 'Shriek'

April 20, 2014 – The band, known for its glorious guitar noise, trades it in for a synthesizer-driven sound.


Nels Cline Singers' new ablum, Macroscope, comes out 29.

Listen First Listen: Nels Cline Singers, 'Macroscope'

April 20, 2014 – Macroscopic has no boundaries. Hearing it is both a frightening and enlightening journey.


You sent us your soles!

Watch Bob Boilen's Musical Discoveries Of The Week

April 19, 2014 – The songs, videos and musical moments that stopped the All Songs host in his tracks this week.

Rufus Wainwright joins Wade Goodwyn in NPR's Studio 1 to play a few of his hits.

Read Rufus Wainwright Shares Songs, And A Few Stories

April 19, 2014 – The singer-songwriter stopped by NPR's studios to perform a few of his hits.


The War On Drugs.

Listen The War On Drugs On World Cafe WXPN

April 18, 2014 – In addition to an epic live performance, we also learn about a perfectionist's creative process. WXPN


Brett Dennen.

Listen Brett Dennen On World Cafe WXPN

April 18, 2014 – The introverted musician has found his voice and is producing outward-looking, confident material. WXPN


Sean Carey, who writes and records as S. Carey, performing live with Bon Iver.

Read Name That Drum Fill: Guest Quizmaster S. Carey

April 18, 2014 – Can you identify a song when it's stripped down to a just few seconds of isolated drum pounding?

Enrique Iglesias listens to sweet, sweet jams on a portable cassette player, long before you were born.

Read Does The World Still Need Cassette Tapes?

April 17, 2014 – The short answer: no. But, as tends to be the case, there's a long answer, too.

Eternal Summers, "A Burial"

Watch Eternal Summers, 'A Burial'

April 17, 2014 – Eternal Summers make vibrant music, but as this video for "A Burial" unfolds, a darker side emerges.

Warpaint in the KCRW studios.

Watch KCRW Presents: Warpaint KCRW

April 17, 2014 – After spending time in the desert to record new material, the quartet is back in the KCRW studios. KCRW

Merchandise performing "Become What You Are" for a NPR Field Recording.

Watch Merchandise Sprawls Out In The Sunlight

April 17, 2014 – Two members of the indescribable Tampa band perform "Become What You Are" in this Field Recording.

Noah Gundersen with his sister, Abby.

Listen Noah Gundersen On Mountain Stage

April 16, 2014 – Though he's in his 20s, some already consider singer-songwriter Noah Gunderson a veteran musician.


David Broza.

Listen David Broza On Mountain Stage

April 16, 2014 – Singer-songwriter David Broza brings his worldly sound and message to Mountain Stage.


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