Robin Hilton http://wuis.org en Allah-Las, 'No Werewolf' http://wuis.org/post/allah-las-no-werewolf <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YpKx1tQ6VG0</p> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:32:00 +0000 Robin Hilton 30180 at http://wuis.org Allah-Las, 'No Werewolf' Drum Fill Friday, With Interpol's Sam Fogarino http://wuis.org/post/drum-fill-friday-interpols-sam-fogarino This week's guest Quizmaster is Sam Fogarino, drummer for the band Interpol. The group is set to release its latest album, <em>El Pintor</em>, in September. It's Interpol's first new record since 2010's self-titled release. Can you identify the songs he selected from just a few seconds of drumming?<p>As always, if you know a fill (or intro) or drummer you'd love to see featured in this game, let us know in the comments section, or via Twitter <a href="http://www.twitter.com/allsongs">@allsongs</a>, #drumfillfriday. Good luck, careful listeners! Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:05:00 +0000 Robin Hilton 30013 at http://wuis.org Drum Fill Friday, For July 18 http://wuis.org/post/drum-fill-friday-july-18 This week's puzzler for careful listeners has a little something for everyone, from jazz and classic rock, to punk and thrashing metal. It also features several fills listeners suggested from previous puzzlers. So, as always, if you know a fill (or intro) or drummer you'd love to see featured in this game, let us know in the comments section, or via Twitter <a href="http://www.twitter.com/allsongs">@allsongs</a>, #drumfillfriday. Good luck, heroes! <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 12:53:00 +0000 Robin Hilton 29529 at http://wuis.org Drum Fill Friday, From Eternal Summers' Daniel Cundiff http://wuis.org/post/drum-fill-friday-eternal-summers-daniel-cundiff This week's drum fill puzzler comes courtesy of guest Quizmaster Daniel Cundiff, percussionist for the Roanoke rock band Eternal Summers. The band's latest album is <em>The Drop Beneath</em>.<p>For Drum Fill Friday, Daniel picked cuts by some of the artists who've influenced his own work over the years, from smooth jazz to new wave and noise rock. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 14:55:00 +0000 Robin Hilton 29068 at http://wuis.org Drum Fill Friday, From Eternal Summers' Daniel Cundiff Christina Vantzou, 'VHS' http://wuis.org/post/christina-vantzou-vhs <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ipEDFkFL_A</p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 16:47:00 +0000 Robin Hilton 28996 at http://wuis.org Christina Vantzou, 'VHS' Drum Fill Friday: Fourth Of July Edition http://wuis.org/post/drum-fill-friday-fourth-july-edition This week we celebrate our nation's independence with drum fills (and one intro) from songs that say "America, we love you!" Some may be more blatantly patriotic than others, but all capture, in some way, the spirit of freedom that unites and binds us.<p>As always, if you have a drummer or a fill you'd like to see featured in these weekly puzzlers, let us know in the comments section or via Twitter <a href="http://www.twitter.com/allsongs" target="_blank">@allsongs</a>, #drumfillfriday. Fri, 04 Jul 2014 11:03:00 +0000 Robin Hilton 28593 at http://wuis.org Drum Fill Friday: Fourth Of July Edition Christina Vantzou, 'Strange Symptoms' http://wuis.org/post/christina-vantzou-strange-symptoms <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ntk_6s_p8-M</p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 18:01:00 +0000 Robin Hilton 28469 at http://wuis.org Christina Vantzou, 'Strange Symptoms' Broken Twin: 'No Darkness' http://wuis.org/post/broken-twin-no-darkness <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EvrKB0ehqfY</p> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 12:39:00 +0000 Robin Hilton 28382 at http://wuis.org Broken Twin: 'No Darkness' Drum Fill Friday, With Mike Kinsella Of Owls http://wuis.org/post/drum-fill-friday-mike-kinsella-owls This week's guest Quizmaster is Mike Kinsella, the drummer for the bands Owls, Joan Of Arc and Cap'n Jazz and a singer and guitarist in Owen and <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/318873829/american-football">American Football</a>. When I first took a stab at identifying the fills and intros he selected I was immediately reminded that sometimes this little game can turn me on to some pretty awesome music I hadn't heard before. Maybe that'll be true for you. Good luck, rock stars!<p>If you're a Kinsella completist, Owls have a new record out called, simply, <em>Two. Fri, 27 Jun 2014 11:03:00 +0000 Robin Hilton 28142 at http://wuis.org Drum Fill Friday, With Mike Kinsella Of Owls Cold Beat, 'UV' http://wuis.org/post/cold-beat-uv <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CbLNCRetIjc</p> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 14:03:00 +0000 Robin Hilton 27984 at http://wuis.org Cold Beat, 'UV' Drum Fill Friday, For June 20 http://wuis.org/post/drum-fill-friday-june-20 This week we're back to a mix of classic rock and pop, with a few (relatively) recent loves of mine thrown in. As always, if you have a drum fill (or intro) you think should be included in this weekly puzzler, let us know in the comments section, or via Twitter <a href="http://www.twitter.com/allsongs">@allsongs</a>, #drumfillfriday. <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Drum+Fill+Friday%2C+For+June+20&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA5MTM0OTUwMDEzMzExNDIzMTMwYWVkZg004)"/></div><p> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 17:42:00 +0000 Robin Hilton 27673 at http://wuis.org Sylvan Esso, Live In Concert http://wuis.org/post/sylvan-esso-live-concert "It's the dreamiest of scenes," <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/298363663/sylvan-esso">Sylvan Esso</a> singer Amelia Meath sighed as she looked out over the sold-out crowd at Washington, D.C.'s 9:30 Club. Wearing six-inch platform tennis shoes and an all-black jumpsuit, Meath gyrated and pumped her fists, urging the crowd on. Thu, 19 Jun 2014 15:16:00 +0000 Robin Hilton 27567 at http://wuis.org Sylvan Esso, Live In Concert Sean Rowe, 'Madman' http://wuis.org/post/sean-rowe-madman <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ess11y1oFiE</p> Mon, 16 Jun 2014 15:10:00 +0000 Robin Hilton 27341 at http://wuis.org Sean Rowe, 'Madman' Drum Fill Friday, For June 13 http://wuis.org/post/drum-fill-friday-june-13 <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hAkMrEcxQVk</p> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 12:03:00 +0000 Robin Hilton 27164 at http://wuis.org Drum Fill Friday, For June 6 http://wuis.org/post/drum-fill-friday-june-6 Most of the time, I just pick songs with moments that get me air drumming, regardless of the genre or drummer — or the programmer behind the beats. But for this week's puzzler, I've selected works by undeniable legends in the business, from classic rock pioneers to jazz virtuosos. Good luck, heroes! <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Drum+Fill+Friday%2C+For+June+6&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDEwODU1OTg0MDEzNjAxMDAzNTk2NTIwYw004)"/></div><p> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 11:03:00 +0000 Robin Hilton 26712 at http://wuis.org Tearjerker, 'You Can' http://wuis.org/post/tearjerker-you-can <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TYt3XF4ODjs</p> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 17:09:00 +0000 Robin Hilton 26570 at http://wuis.org Tearjerker, 'You Can' Phil Collins Performed 'In The Air Tonight' With Son's Middle School Band http://wuis.org/post/phil-collins-performed-air-tonight-sons-middle-school-band <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Jmc6TZ5Guw</p> Fri, 30 May 2014 14:44:00 +0000 Robin Hilton 26243 at http://wuis.org Phil Collins Performed 'In The Air Tonight' With Son's Middle School Band Drum Fill Friday, For May 30 http://wuis.org/post/drum-fill-friday-may-30 The warmer weather brings out the air-drummer in me, which means I'm remembering and rediscovering some of my favorite fills, including the ones in this week's puzzler. I think most of these will sound familiar to anyone who's had commercial FM rock blasting with the windows down. So turn it up, pay attention, and good luck!<p>As always, if you have a drummer or a fill you'd like to see featured in these weekly puzzlers, let us know in the comments section or via Twitter <a href="http://www.twitter.com/allsongs" target="_blank">@allsongs</a>, #drumfillfriday. Fri, 30 May 2014 14:19:00 +0000 Robin Hilton 26241 at http://wuis.org Drum Fill Friday, For May 30 Son Lux, 'Build A Pyre (Begin Again)' http://wuis.org/post/son-lux-build-pyre-begin-again <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DTAioD4Epgw</p> Wed, 28 May 2014 14:29:00 +0000 Robin Hilton 26075 at http://wuis.org Son Lux, 'Build A Pyre (Begin Again)' Drum Fill Friday, With Michael Benjamin Lerner Of Telekinesis http://wuis.org/post/drum-fill-friday-michael-benjamin-lerner-telekinesis Michael Benjamin Lerner is the drummer, lead singer and songwriter behind the Seattle-based band <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/104054471/telekinesis">Telekinesis</a>. There are times, while listening to his music, when I think it's just about the greatest pop band on the planet. Every song is perfectly realized and memorable.<p>Michael sits in as our guest Quizmaster for this week's puzzler, sharing fills and intros from some of his favorite drummers who've inspired his own work. Fri, 23 May 2014 11:03:00 +0000 Robin Hilton 25742 at http://wuis.org Drum Fill Friday, With Michael Benjamin Lerner Of Telekinesis Ages And Ages: Tiny Desk Concert http://wuis.org/post/ages-and-ages-tiny-desk-concert Everyone knows there are five immutable truths in life. No. 1 is "Nothing's ever easy." No. 2 is "Nobody does the right thing." No. 3 is, well, you get the idea.<p>The Portland, Ore., band <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/246000370/agesandages">Ages and Ages</a> will likely make you rethink these immutable truths — particularly the whole idea about doing the right thing in life. Pay close attention to the second song the group performs in this uplifting Tiny Desk Concert, and you'll see what I mean.<p>The eight young men and women who make up Ages and Ages shower audiences with pure joy. Tue, 20 May 2014 18:09:00 +0000 Robin Hilton 25530 at http://wuis.org Ages And Ages: Tiny Desk Concert Question Of The Week: What's Your Go-To Windows-Down Song? http://wuis.org/post/question-week-whats-your-go-windows-down-song <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=auLBLk4ibAk</p> Mon, 19 May 2014 17:38:00 +0000 Robin Hilton 25443 at http://wuis.org Drum Fill Friday, For May 16 http://wuis.org/post/drum-fill-friday-may-16 This week's fills (and, yes, yes, one intro) come from a range of styles and periods, from jazz and heavy metal to classic rock and '80s synth pop. Can you match all five?<p>As always, if you have a drummer or a fill you'd like to see featured in these weekly puzzlers, let us know in the comments section or via Twitter <a href="http://www.twitter.com/allsongs" target="_blank">@allsongs</a>, #drumfillfriday. <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. Fri, 16 May 2014 12:03:00 +0000 Robin Hilton 25254 at http://wuis.org Timber Timbre, 'Curtains?!' http://wuis.org/post/timber-timbre-curtains <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C3ln7-r7NAw</p> Wed, 14 May 2014 16:24:00 +0000 Robin Hilton 25095 at http://wuis.org Timber Timbre, 'Curtains?!' Pegasus Warning, 'Change' http://wuis.org/post/pegasus-warning-change <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-rzQmVieV60</p>Pegasus Warning is otherwise known as Guillermo E. Brown, a New York native and jazz percussionist whose soulful music mixes broken electronics, strange textures and pulsing rhythms. "Change" appears on his latest EP, <em>Woof Ticket, </em>from Plug Research<em>.</em> <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Pegasus+Warning%2C+%27Change%27&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAwODM4NDIzMDEzMjM4NzEyMDkwNThkNQ004)"/></div><p> Tue, 13 May 2014 18:26:00 +0000 Robin Hilton 25029 at http://wuis.org Pegasus Warning, 'Change' Timber Timbre: Tiny Desk Concert http://wuis.org/post/timber-timbre-tiny-desk-concert The music of Canada's <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/124498570/timber-timbre">Timber Timbre</a> is often strange and unsettling. The band, led by Taylor Kirk — a crooner with a deceptively sweet voice — makes spare, evenly paced songs that sound like late-night echoes from a swampy woods. Sat, 10 May 2014 10:07:00 +0000 Robin Hilton 24811 at http://wuis.org Timber Timbre: Tiny Desk Concert Drum Fill Friday, For May 9 http://wuis.org/post/drum-fill-friday-may-9 After a few weeks of guest Quizmasters, I'm back with one of my own special blends. I'd call this a top-40 mix or, as some might say, some pretty low-hanging fruit in the world of drum fills and intros. I'm expecting a lot of 5 out of 5 scores, so don't let me down!<p>As always, if you have a drum fill (or intro), or drummer you'd like to hear included in one of these weekly puzzlers, let us know in the comments section or via Twitter <a href="http://www.twitter.com/allsongs">@allsongs</a>, #drumfillfriday <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. Fri, 09 May 2014 11:03:00 +0000 Robin Hilton 24733 at http://wuis.org The Black Keys 'Turn Blue': The All Songs Interview http://wuis.org/post/black-keys-turn-blue-all-songs-interview <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C5a1Cl_JOJM</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=trk7P-9QDyc</p> Wed, 07 May 2014 14:42:00 +0000 Robin Hilton 24591 at http://wuis.org The Black Keys 'Turn Blue': The All Songs Interview 'Ultra LP' Version Of Jack White's New Album Has Some Crazy Surprises http://wuis.org/post/ultra-lp-version-jack-whites-new-album-has-some-crazy-surprises <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i-8B-_Jq2ro</p> Tue, 06 May 2014 20:41:00 +0000 Robin Hilton 24553 at http://wuis.org 'Ultra LP' Version Of Jack White's New Album Has Some Crazy Surprises Drum Fill Friday With The War On Drugs Drummer Charlie Hall http://wuis.org/post/drum-fill-friday-war-drugs-drummer-charlie-hall If you think my picks for these weekly puzzlers were hard, try guessing the ones selected by an actual drummer. Charlie Hall, who anchors the Philadelphia-based rock group <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/91730305/the-war-on-drugs" target="_blank">The War On Drugs</a>, is this week's guest quizmaster. He offers an eclectic, surprising and (for me anyway) challenging batch of fills and intros to identify. See how you do! Fri, 02 May 2014 11:03:00 +0000 Robin Hilton 24258 at http://wuis.org Drum Fill Friday With The War On Drugs Drummer Charlie Hall