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Read Dirty Projectors On World Cafe WXPN

September 14, 2012 – The prolific indie-rock band returns with a new album, Swing Lo Magellan, and a short film. WXPN


Dirty Projectors, performing live at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C.

Watch Dirty Projectors In Concert

August 17, 2012 – The band gave a strange, beautiful and entirely memorable performance from the nation's capital.


David Longstreth of Dirty Projectors. The band's new album is titled Swing Lo Magellan.

Read Dirty Projectors: A Polarizing Sound At The Fringes Of Pop

July 14, 2012 – Singer-guitarist Dave Longstreth says his band is, at its core, a group of dedicated songwriters.


The singer and songwriter Frank Ocean, whose first full-length studio album, Channel Orange, was released on iTunes this week.

Read You Can't Always Get What You Want: On Music And Expectation

July 13, 2012 – Being aware of the baggage you bring to an album can help you listen to the music on its own terms.

Dirty Projectors' Swing Lo Magellan album cover.

Watch How Doo-Wop Unlocks The New Album By Dirty Projectors

July 10, 2012 – A new album from a band that always delivers the unexpected has echoes of a familiar sound.


Clockwise from upper left: Sarah Jaffe, Hot Chip, Bobby Womack, Dirty Projectors.

Read Dirty Projectors, Hot Chip, Japandroids And More

April 10, 2012 – On this week's show: fist-pumping Canadian rock, the return of soul icon Bobby Womack and more.


Members of the Bang on a Can All-Stars playing in Shanghai in 2009.

Read A Quarter-Century Of Banging, And Still As Fresh As Ever

January 24, 2012 – The venerable new music collective celebrates its 25th anniversary with a free double CD.

Annie Clark

Read Five Great Cover Songs From 2010 (So Far)

July 14, 2010 – See St. Vincent, Beck, The Dirty Projectors and more perform some of the year's best cover songs.


Listen New Music From Panda Bear, The Walkmen

July 13, 2010 – All Songs Considered previews new music from Panda Bear, The Walkmen, Dirty Projectors and more.


Kurt from Glee

Read We Asked For It: Songs You Wish Were On 'Glee'

April 15, 2010 – The rest of Glee's first season will be ridiculous. Here are some of your best song suggestions.

Listen Dirty Projectors: Boundary-Pushing Rock WXPN

December 31, 2009 – The avant-garde collective Dirty Projectors makes waves with the new album Bitte Orca. WXPN


Listen Dirty Projectors: Balancing Head And Heart

June 18, 2009 – Bitte Orca marks a breakthrough for the experimental New York rock band.


Read Exclusive First Listen: Dirty Projectors

May 30, 2009 – In Bitte Orca, Dave Longstreth and company have made a refreshingly unpredictable album.

Listen 'Dark Was The Night' From Radio City Music Hall

May 28, 2009 – Musicians like Bon Iver, David Byrne and Feist help fight AIDS in a historic benefit concert.


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