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Jordan Geiger of the band Hospital Ships.

Read Hear How A Song Takes Shape

August 20, 2013 – Follow the evolution of a song from the first flicker of inspiration to the final album version.

Clockwise from upper left: Superchunk, John Vanderslice, Lily & Madeleine, Alpine, Dirty Beaches

Read New Music: Superchunk, John Vanderslice, Lily & Madeleine, More

June 4, 2013 – Before the first half of the year gets away from us, we've still got tons of new music to share.


Hospital Ships performs a Tiny Desk Concert at the NPR Music offices on June 23, 2011.

Watch Hospital Ships: Tiny Desk Concert

November 23, 2011 – Hospital Ships' beautiful, crushing songs pack an emotional punch in this performance at NPR Music.


Clockwise from upper left: Bon Iver, Boris, Graveyard.

Read New Mix: Bon Iver, Dark Metal From Boris, Graveyard

May 16, 2011 – Hear a sneak preview of one of 2011's most anticipated new albums, as well as some brooding metal.


In what seems like an upbeat, rollicking song about  finding love,  Hospital Ships' Jordan Geiger still hints at the inevitability of loss in  "Honey,  Please."

Listen Hospital Ships: Optimism And Despair

May 5, 2011 – In what seems like an upbeat love song, Jordan Geiger still hints at loss in "Honey, Please."


Listen Songs Of The Week: A Tournament Of Music

March 28, 2009 – March is the month of tournaments, but why should college basketball have all the fun?


Listen Hospital Ships: A One-Man Band Makes Good

March 27, 2009 – The band's "Oh, Ramona" is compelling enough to make an indie sensation of singer Jordan Geiger.


Listen Hospital Ships: 'The Shots I Drank'

October 22, 2008 – Oh, Ramona, the debut from Kansas-based Hospital Ships, is a sweet and intimate pop album.


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