All Songs Considered
Jun 19, 2013 — True Widow's stoner-rock and shoegaze mix trudges with back-breaking heft. Turn it up on a good pair of speakers or headphones, and "Four Teeth" rattles like a heavier bummer jam from Neil Young's Zuma, complete with one-string guitar solos.
Jun 18, 2013 — On this week's All Songs Considered, we hear a preview of some of the albums we're most excited about this summer. A rotating cast of NPR Music team folks join hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton to talk about new music from Kanye West, Neko Case, No Age and more.
Jun 18, 2013 — So far, 2013 has been a banner year for comeback records, with veteran artists such as David Bowie, My Bloody Valentine and Daft Punk releasing new albums after long breaks. So what veteran artist or band should be next? Any votes for Mott The Hoople?
Jun 17, 2013 — The French electronic duo sits with NPR's Sami Yenigun to talk about their latest album, and share some of their favorite music by other artists, including James Blake, The Strokes and the '70s disco band Chic.
Jun 14, 2013 — We've reached the halfway point of 2013, so it's time to hit the pause button and look back on all the great music we've heard so far this year. We asked for your favorite songs and made a mixtape with some of the standout cuts. Hear the songs in our Rdio or Spotify playlists.
Jun 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.
Jun 13, 2013 — Festival preparation can be broken into three categories: music, logistics and simple survival.
Jun 13, 2013 — In an eerie new video from Low, the band plays inside a glitter-filled snow globe, wearing period costumes, while giant, alien creatures look on. It's a strange interpretation of "Plastic Cup," a song ostensibly about a friend's history of drug abuse and dependence on others.
Jun 12, 2013 — Two Inch Astronaut explodes with a twisted riff and a nasty bass line out of The Dismemberment Plan or Frodus. Reckless and irresponsibly catchy, this is nerd music for who those who plug in.
Jun 11, 2013 — All Songs Considered co-hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton are joined by NPR Music's Stephen Thompson and Ann Powers for a look back on the first half of the year in music. The four battle it out over their biggest surprises and favorite new artists, songs and albums from the first half of 2013.