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

New Violent Femmes?!

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

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

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

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Home is a song I've always remembered

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

First Listen: Chris Walla, 'Tape Loops'

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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Disclosure - Magnets ft. Lorde

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'

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

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

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

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

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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 premieres epic new song "Honeymoon" -- listen

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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First Listen: San Fermin, 'Jackrabbit'


Girlpool Announces Debut Album, Releases First Single

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" (Official Video)

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'

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'

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

First Watch: SOAK, 'Sea Creatures'

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

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