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Of Montreal performs a Tiny Desk Concert on Dec. 14, 2012.

Watch Of Montreal: Tiny Desk Concert

January 28, 2013 – Frontman Kevin Barnes uses the intimacy of the NPR Music offices to try out some quiet new material.


Of Montreal plays the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C. on April 6.

Watch Of Montreal In Concert

April 24, 2012 – Watch the wildly theatrical band's latest stage spectacle, recorded live at The 9:30 Club.

With its horns and woodwinds, Of Montreal's "Dour Percentage" is danceable like a disco hit, but twice as flirty.

Listen Of Montreal: The Sweet With The Sour

April 10, 2012 – With its horns and woodwinds, "Dour Percentage" is danceable like a disco hit, but twice as flirty.


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Read The Crazy, Beautiful World Of Artist David Barnes

June 29, 2011 – David Barnes' whimsical and mysterious work has graced the covers of several Of Montreal albums.

The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart (top left), Low (bottom left), Timber Timbre's Taylor Kirk (right).

Read New Mix: Low, The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart, More

April 5, 2011 – This week on All Songs Considered, industry veterans and newcomers alike prove their staying power.


Of Montreal's Kevin Barnes (center) spoke with World Cafe host David Dye.

Read Of Montreal On World Cafe WXPN

March 10, 2011 – Hear an interview with Kevin Barnes and songs from the band's show at Milwaukee's Pabst Theater. WXPN


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Listen Of Montreal: Big On Hooks And Laughs

November 3, 2010 – With shrieking falsetto and spoken word, "Our Riotous Defects" chronicles a relationship disaster.


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Listen Of Montreal's Humanist Sermon On 'False Priest'

October 22, 2010 – Of Montreal has now put out 13 albums; their latest is titled False Priest.


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Listen Of Montreal Explores 'Groove Bass' On 'False Priest'

October 10, 2010 – Their perversely theatrical performances are probably just as radical as their music.


Read You've Never Heard 'Electric Warrior'?!

September 28, 2010 – All Songs Considered intern Sarah Ventre hears T. Rex's Electric Warrior for the first time.

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Listen Of Montreal In Concert

September 14, 2010 – Hear the band recorded live in concert from Washington, D.C.


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Read First Listen: Of Montreal, 'False Priest'

September 5, 2010 – Hear one of the year's most original albums in its entirety until its release on Sept. 14.

Listen The Decade In Music: How Musicians Create

December 3, 2009 – How has technology changed the relationship between musicians and their fans?


Listen Of Montreal: Georgie Fruit Rears His Head WXPN

September 3, 2009 – Of Montreal's latest album, Skeletal Lamping, highlights the group's funkier side. WXPN


Listen The Elephant 6 Orchestra In Concert

October 27, 2008 – Hear the collective, with members of Neutral Milk Hotel and many more, recorded live from Chicago.


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