The band performs three songs from The Silver Gymnasium, a record inspired by the childhood of 37-year-old singer-songwriter Will Sheff. He grew up a bespectacled, crooked-toothed redhead in the small New Hampshire town of Meriden, and the songs here reflect those experiences.
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Recorded at the Prince Albert pub in Brighton, Salter Cane opening for Arbouretum.
- The Flower Only Blooms
- Oh, Molly
- Black Swollen River
- Fine Again
- Love Stranger Than This
- Wicked Boy
- The Truth Is Nothing
- All I Can
- Save Yourself
- Kevin’s Way
- Magic Chords
- Give OutAsk
- Life Of His Own
- I’m Wrong
Hear the band recorded live in concert from the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C. Best Coast is currently on tour for its latest record, The Only Place, a captivating collection of sparkling pop.
Huffduffed from http://www.npr.org/event/music/156865457/best-coast-in-concert
With his honest songs about politics and love, always dispensed with hard-biting wit, Thompson has been a consistently vital artist for decades. Watch the singer, songwriter and guitarist perform music from his 20th solo album, Dream Attic, at the NPR Music offices.
Low continues to find new ways to sound alternately (and even simultaneously) swoony and unnerving. Here, singers Alan Sparhawk and Mimi Parker perform three songs from their gorgeous new album, C’mon.
Composed of two young Swedish sisters whose charming, folk-infused pop music lulls and enchants, First Aid Kit nods to late-’60s and early-’70s bands like Crosby, Stills & Nash. Watch the pair perform three songs from The Lion’s Roar.
Boyd’s name popped up on countless records in the 1960s and ’70s: Pink Floyd, Fairport Convention, Nick Drake. Joined by singer-songwriter Robyn Hitchcock, Boyd reads from his book, White Bicycles: Making Music in the 1960s, while Hitchcock performs songs from or inspired by the era.
Earle has lived through the sort of horrors that have launched a million country songs: addiction, affliction, heartbreak, even prison. He wears them in his voice, but what’s most appealing about him is the wide-eyed, unmistakable fearlessness with which he goes about his life these days.
The music and voice of singer-songwriter Sharon Van Etten are engineered to turn each listener into a weepy, vulnerable heap. In this lovely performance at the NPR Music offices, Van Etten plays a beguiling set of songs from her latest album, Epic.
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