November 11, 2012 Few performers manipulate sound quite as aggressively or effectively as these electronic musicians. On Instrumental Tourist, they form a single enveloping organism even as they dump their own daring and distinct ideas into the mix.
November 7, 2012 One of Bob's favorite bands from CMJ this year features puts on performance art rather than a traditional show, which includes showing videos like this one.
November 5, 2012 Just in time for the election, a moving video, shot in front of the Lincoln Memorial, issues a bipartisan plea for honesty from politicians.
November 4, 2012 Van Wissem plays the lute with his heart equally in the 17th and 21st century. Jarmusch is a filmmaker whose work frequently blurs the line between movies and music. Together, they make a rich, appropriately cinematic sound on The Mystery of Heaven.
November 3, 2012 Let's say the big presidential election is already over. It's Tuesday night of next week. What are you going to listen to if your guy wins? What if he loses? All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen knows what he'll play.
November 2, 2012 The video for "Fitzpleasure" by the British group includes subtle and surprising special effects.
November 1, 2012 The Canadian band that covered Gotye's "Somebody That I Used To Know" with ten hands and one guitar have a new video. It's a visual puzzle, and one that required the band members to relearn their own song with the pieces out of order.
October 27, 2012 Bob Boilen remembers the day that the first album by Emerson, Lake & Palmer helped him push his family hi-fi a little too far.
October 22, 2012 Bob Boilen hits the CMJ jackpot and shares his top ten discoveries from the New York music marathon.