The North Carolina band uses a typewriter for rhythm, a toy piano for whimsy and a harmonium for mood, as well as a gong, multiple odd percussive accents and subtle guitar effects.

River Whyless: Tiny Desk Concert

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New Violent Femmes?!

Listen to the first new Violent Femmes song in 15 years - The Key

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White Denim's new album, Stiff, comes out March 25.

Songs We Love: White Denim, 'Holda You (I'm Psycho)'

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Teitur: Home is a song I've always remembered | TED Talk | TED.com

Home is a song I've always remembered

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Chris Walla's new album, Tape Loops, comes out Oct. 16.

First Listen: Chris Walla, 'Tape Loops'

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A lesson in acceleration, the Atlanta punk trio's breathless, unstoppable single is intent on racing itself and raising its own stakes.

Songs We Love: The Coathangers, 'Watch Your Back'

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Watch The Video For The Lorde And Disclosure Collaboration "Magnets" | NYLON

Disclosure - Magnets ft. Lorde

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The duo covered "Groove is in the Heart", plus Annie Clark played drums.

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A folk-rock gem with power, from Band of Horses bassist/producer Bill Reynolds and members of the Charlotte, NC band, Matrimony.

Songs We Love: Bassh, 'Body'

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Glen Hansard's new album, Didn't He Ramble, comes out Sept. 18.

First Listen: Glen Hansard, 'Didn't He Ramble'

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An Athens, Ga. duo offers unassuming roots music that's expertly played and features two voices as clear as glass.

Song Premiere: Cicada Rhythm, 'In The Garden'

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Lana Del Rey - Blue Jeans

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Yo La Tengo will play the music you hear between Morning Edition stories live on Aug. 25.

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full sun, low maintenance, drought tolerant plants

Briarwood Landscapes | Gardens Click

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Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats' self-titled album is out August 21.

First Listen: Nathaniel Rateliff, 'Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats'

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Lana Del Rey - honeymoon single listen

Lana Del Rey premieres epic new song "Honeymoon" -- listen

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Ben Bridwell of Band of Horses and Sam Beam of Iron & Wine team up on Sing Into My Mouth, a new album of covers.

Iron, Wine and Horses: Two Friends Make The Ultimate Mixtape

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Cover for Jackrabbit

First Listen: San Fermin, 'Jackrabbit'

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Girlpool.

Girlpool Announces Debut Album, Releases First Single

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Ms. Tempest — whose poems, plays and recordings about struggling Londoners have been winning acclaim in her native Britain — is about to tour America.

Kate Tempest, a British Triple Threat, Crosses the Pond

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Lily & Madeleine, 'Blue Blades' : NPR

Lily & Madeleine, "Blue Blades" (Official Video)

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From a new album, Such Jubilee, out on May 5, The folk duo returns with a ballad — short, simple and sweet — about holding close what's precious.

Mandolin Orange, 'Old Ties And Companions'

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love this cover. Swedish singer Alice Boman covers Tim Hardin's 1965 folk song "Reason To Believe," and finds its most heartbreaking pieces.

First Watch: Alice Boman, 'Reason To Believe'

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SOAK is an 18 year-old singer from Derry, Ireland with a stark and alluring sound.

First Watch: SOAK, 'Sea Creatures'

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Josh Tillman returns with a scorching rumination on the modern state of life and love.

Album Review: Father John Misty - I Love You, Honeybear

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