July 3, 2013 The video for Whispertown's "Parallel" paints a picture of life as nothing more complicated than parallel lines: different lives and different aspects of life working in tandem even though they may never intersect.
July 1, 2013 Have you ever seen a performance by a musician so captivating it makes you a life-long fan? Bob Boilen shares his latest live revelation.
June 30, 2013 Von Hausswolff's voice possesses the power to soar alongside a pipe organ while still holding tight to delicate, personal emotions. Her second album's vibe is dramatic and stark and, as Ceremony progresses, surprising.
June 29, 2013 A brilliant cellist with a stunning command of her instrument, Beiser stays tightly tied to technology. She takes the sound of her cello and runs it through loop pedals, effects and other electronics to make her instrument shimmer, drone and groove. Watch her perform at the NPR Music offices.
June 28, 2013 An angst-ridden tribute to child rebellion and a bathtub full of Fruit Loops: Watch the new Lamar + Nik video for "Bagboy."
June 28, 2013 The wildly creative film director oversaw the video for Trent Reznor's first single in five years as Nine Inch Nails, "Came Back Haunted."
June 21, 2013 Lowland Hum's new video for the song "War Is Over" uses archival film clips to create a stirring collage of different eras. The found footage takes us from the stark aftermath of an earthquake to the distant joy in an unknown family's home movies.
June 13, 2013 In this new video, a hand-drawn Sonny Smith falls in love with a woman who bleeds green blood, gets chased by a jealous cyborg husband and learns the cruel lessons of life.
June 3, 2013 All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen hits the pause button on 2013 to take a moment to reflect on all the amazing live shows he's seen so far this year. After checking out more than 260 performances he's ready to name his favorite show for the first half of 2013.
June 3, 2013 We needed to figure out the best possible way to move NPR Music's Tiny Desk from our old headquarters to our new facility just north of the U.S. Capitol. So we had OK Go perform "All Is Not Lost" hundreds of times, as we transported the Tiny Desk from one home to the other.
May 29, 2013 Watch the band perform "No Need for a Leader," a tremendous cocktail of riff-rock and Black Sabbath-style psychedelia, recorded live at the Rock and Roll Hotel in Washington, D.C.