Archive for November, 2012

Bands That Should Be Bigger

The halls of music history are littered with bands that should have made it big, but never did. Maybe they put out a couple of amazing records and you feel like you're the only person on the planet who appreciated them. Or maybe they're still trying, and you're holding out hope, along with the band, that that big break will finally come.

We recently asked listeners to tell us their picks... | Read More

Local Natives, The Who, Gospel Claws, IO Echo, More

Bob Boilen has had a ban on seeing arena rock shows for more than 30 years, but it may ending. He recently saw The Who at a mega-dome concert, performing one of Bob's favorite albums in its entirety. On this edition of All Songs Considered, hear a cut from that record and why Bob loves it so much.

Also on the show: Hear a cut from the upcoming Local Natives record, Hummingbird, the... | Read More

Collector’s Conversation Brought to You by the Dallas Art Fair

Andrea Zieher, co-founder and co-owner of New York%26ndash;based ZieherSmith and past president of NADA, takes questions from NYC-based painter and Huffington Post contributor Liz Markus.%26nbsp; What was your big break to date as a dealer? It%26rsquo;s more like lots of little breaks along the way. Each first time we got a review in a publication was a victory, most especially our first big... | Read More

Collector’s Conversation Brought to You by the Dallas Art Fair

Andrea Zieher, co-founder and co-owner of New York%26ndash;based ZieherSmith and past president of NADA, takes questions from NYC-based painter and Huffington Post contributor Liz Markus.%26nbsp; What was your big break to date as a dealer? It%26rsquo;s more like lots of little breaks along the way. Each first time we got a review in a publication was a victory, most especially our first big... | Read More

Collector’s Conversation Brought to You by the Dallas Art Fair

Andrea Zieher, co-founder and co-owner of New York%26ndash;based ZieherSmith and past president of NADA, takes questions from NYC-based painter and Huffington Post contributor Liz Markus.%26nbsp; What was your big break to date as a dealer? It%26rsquo;s more like lots of little breaks along the way. Each first time we got a review in a publication was a victory, most especially our first big... | Read More

Andrew Bird, Ty Segall, Pantha Du Prince, Brian Eno, Casket Girls And More

Host Bob Boilen has been on the road having way too much fun. (CMJ Music Marathon, Moogfest, Peter Gabriel). This week, Bob's finally back in the office, and he and co-host Robin Hilton share some of their favorite records and songs of the week, including beautiful new music from Andrew Bird, a stunning music app and album from Brian Eno, a blistering rock gem from Ty Segall and more.... | Read More

PC Acquire

Like Andy Warhol, our talent for this month%26rsquo;s PC Acquire, Deborah Trevi%26ntilde;o Porter, juggles the realms of commercial and fine art. With nearly a quarter century of image-making as a lensman of cover and feature stories (including ones for PaperCity magazine), Porter knows her way around a Leica and Hasselblad. Beginning in 2011, she turned her camera on fine art, unveiling a... | Read More

PC Acquire

Like Andy Warhol, our talent for this month%26rsquo;s PC Acquire, Deborah Trevi%26ntilde;o Porter, juggles the realms of commercial and fine art. With nearly a quarter century of image-making as a lensman of cover and feature stories (including ones for PaperCity magazine), Porter knows her way around a Leica and Hasselblad. Beginning in 2011, she turned her camera on fine art, unveiling a... | Read More

PC Acquire

Like Andy Warhol, our talent for this month%26rsquo;s PC Acquire, Deborah Trevi%26ntilde;o Porter, juggles the realms of commercial and fine art. With nearly a quarter century of image-making as a lensman of cover and feature stories (including ones for PaperCity magazine), Porter knows her way around a Leica and Hasselblad. Beginning in 2011, she turned her camera on fine art, unveiling a... | Read More

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