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Jordan Geiger of the band Hospital Ships.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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."

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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?

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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.

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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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