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John Reilly & Friends: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert

John Reilly with Tom Brosseau, Becky Stark (Lavender Diamond, The Living Sisters), Andru Bemis (banjo and fiddle), and Soul Coughing’s Sebastian Steinberg (upright bass).
February 03, 2015

Set List
“It’s Never Too Late” 0:00
“Wayward Traveler” 3:40
“Rock Of Ages” 9:12
“Blues Stay Away From Me” 3:13

released 06 January 2015

Andru Bemis: Nobody to Keep Me Down

“This is a short documentary I made for school. In early November of 2014 I went to South Haven, Michigan to profile Andru Bemis. He has been a musician for most of his life, releasing several folk albums and touring the US and Mexico. But Andru has also been running a music and arts community center called Foundry Hall for the last seven years in his hometown. The building that Foundry Hall has occupied during that time had been donated for it’s use while the owner determined whether to keep or sell the building. I went to Michigan to learn more about Andru and Foundry Hall.”

Real Estate – The Making of Atlas
“Atlas,” the third full-length release from Real Estate, was recorded over the summer and fall of 2013 with producer Tom Schick (Rufus Wainwright, Mavis Staples, Low), out on March 4th via Domino.

WATCH more :: NPR First Listen Live: Real Estate, ‘Atlas’, HERE!

NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert, June 11, 2012
Daniel Johnston w/Sweet Lights

an infinite comic book of musical greatness
is a visceral, engaging work of art by celebrated singer/songwriter Daniel Johnston. The book combines the unique and brilliant characters, images and words of Daniel Johnston along with Daniel’s amazing music, and the musical and artistic contributions of fans, to create a one-of-a-kind interactive comic book experience. This project combines Daniel’s music and art to create a must-see experience for art, music, and comic fans everywhere. –BOOM! Studios 

by Albert Birney

Sweet Lights – Endless Town
Director: Albert Birney / Animator: Vanessa Lauria /

Sweet Lights – Ballad Of Kurt Vile #2
taken from the latest self-titled album.

Sweet Lights – You Let Me Down
recorded for Weathervane’s Shaking Through series / released 16 August 2011.

“Sweet Lights,” the debut S/T album of Philadelphia’s Sweet Lights (Shai Halperin of former Capitol Years, and currently of Daniel Johnston’s band), is available now via Highline Records. Also, the first 7″ single ‘Endless Town‘ (b/w ‘Handle With Care’ Traveling Wilburys’ cover. Limited) from the album is available now.

NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert: Iron And Wine 
January 21, 2011
Watch Beam show a fresh side of his new songs at the NPR Music offices, and top them off with his devastating 2004 gem “Naked As We Came.”
Set List: Half Moon / Big Burned Hand / Tree By The River / Naked As We Came


Iron & Wine – Tree By The River (Live on WNYC Soundcheck)

WATCH :: An exclusive NPR Music “First Listen”
concert at the Greene Space, New York City January 5th, 2011.
Set List: Tree by the River / Big Burned Head / Biting Your Tail / Half Moon / Monkeys Uptown / Mouth of the River / Summer in Savannah / Godless Brother in Love / Rabbit Will Run / Me and Lazarus / Boy With a Coin / Naked As We Came

Iron & Wine at the Daytrotter
Jan 12, 2011
WATCH :: The Daytrotter Session Video
LISTEN :: Tree By The River / Naked As We Came / Godless Brother / Glad Man Singing

STREAM :: The Feelies on World Cafe, May 27th, 2010 (NPR)
Set List: Crazy Rhythm / Higher Ground / Let’s Go
Re-Issues (“Crazy Rhythms” and “The Good Earth”) are available on Bar/None Records.

2009 ATP Surveillance Sessions, The Feelies – Egyptian Reggae (Modern Lovers cover, the Feelies first version was released in 1988).  Filmed at last year’s ATP NY.

Fredrik: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert, May 3rd/2010
Set List ::  ‘Ner’ / ‘Locked in the Basement’ / ‘Black Fur’
Frannie Kelley and Bob Boilen (cameras), edited by Michael Katzif/NPR

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