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Bright Eyes Shares Lush New Single 'One And Done'

The third single to arrive in anticipation of Bright Eyes' first record in nearly a decade, "One and Done" is a picture-postcard from the crumbling Anthropocene.

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Bright Eyes Shares Lush New Single 'One And Done'

The third single to arrive in anticipation of Bright Eyes' first record in nearly a decade, "One and Done" is a picture-postcard from the crumbling Anthropocene.

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Monday Mix: Christian Lee Hutson, Katy J Pearson, The Dears

Hutson's song is about the wish to get the old band back together. Hear his song, plus indie rock from Montreal and a new artist from Bristol, England just added to our broadcast this week.


Clem Snide With Scott Avett: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

Clem Snide and Scott Avett play spiritually searching songs from Forever Just Beyond while maintaining social distancing for their Tiny Desk (home) concert.


Stuck At Home, Damien Jurado Says He's Written 3 New Albums

A songwriter beloved by songwriters, Jurado just released a new album called What's New, Tomboy? on May 1. Holed up at home in Washington state, he's furiously writing three more.


Sylvan Esso: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

Amelia Meath and Nick Sanborn perform three songs from their couch for our Tiny Desk quarantine series.


Jason Molina's 'Eight Gates' To Get A Posthumous Release In August

The cult singer-songwriter, who recorded as Songs: Ohia and Magnolia Electric Co., died in 2013. On Aug. 7, his label will release an album of unheard solo recordings.

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Moses Sumney Puts The Industry Behind Him And Explores The In-Between On 'Grae'

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks to the experimental musician about his new genre-defying, double album grae, his decision to move from Los Angeles to Asheville, N.C. and not shaving down the edges of himself.

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Monday Mix: Lido Pimienta, Fiona Apple, Nadia Reid

This week, we highlight the long-awaited return of an iconic songwriter and go on an international tour through New Zealand and Canada via Colombia.

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Jason Isbell On The Past Lives That Inspired His New Album, 'Reunions'

Singer-songwriter Jason Isbell talks about releasing his new album early to independent record stores and reconnecting with a younger version of himself after being sober for almost a decade.

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Future Releases 'High Off Life,' His First New Album Of 2020

After adding three mid-2010s mixtapes to streaming services for the first time last month, the trap superstar released his first full-length project of the year on Friday.

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Watch MAITA Perform From Stunning Debut Record

The Portland rock band are set to release their debut album on iconic label Kill Rock Stars.

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Frances Quinlan: Tiny Desk Concert

The frontwoman of the indie rock band Hop Along made her second appearance at the Tiny Desk, this time performing songs from her debut solo album.


Heavy Rotation: 8 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing

From Amber Mark's exquisite cover of Nirvana's "Heart-Shaped Box" to the sparkling first track from Real Estate's upcoming album, these are public radio's most-loved songs of April.

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Monday Mix: John Craigie, Mondo Cozmo, Damien Jurado

This week, we highlight a witty Portland-based songwriter, a huuuge anthem for uncertain times, and a beautifully textured folk song.


How Florian Schneider And Kraftwerk Created Pop's Future

Florian Schneider and Ralf Hütter met while studying piano and flute at university in Germany. Before too long, they'd redrawn the entire outline of pop music for the late 20th century.

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Co-Founder of Kraftwerk, Florian Schneider, Has Died

The multi-instrumentalist and vocalist who co-founded the enormously influential German band Kraftwerk, died just a few days after his 73rd birthday.

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Song Premiere: CHAD - 'Tortuga Feat. ePP'

Listen to a new collaboration between Portland slacker-pop band CHAD and ePP.

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Video Premiere: Methods Body - 'Claimed Events Pt 3: Identify Them'

Inspired by neurons and firing synapses, the music leaps out with microtonal keyboard patterns and polyrhythmic drumming.

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Lianne La Havas: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

Lianne La Havas plays a Tiny Desk home concert from her cozy London space. Her set includes two songs from her upcoming album.

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