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Car Seat Headrest: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert

by: NPR Music     Published on: 08 February 2016

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February 8, 2016 by BOB BOILEN For a singer who's sought privacy in the parking lot of a Target so he could record vocals in the backseat of his car, Will Toledo hasn't been shy about sharing his work. By age 23, he'd already released a dozen albums. Toledo, who records under the name Car Seat Headrest, is prolific but never conventional.He performed this Tiny Desk Concert mostly solo — with occasional input from his nearby Leesburg, Va., friends and Seattle bandmates — for a set that represents only a tiny sliver of what you'll find on a Car Seat Headrest album. Those records can be filled with rich textures, chaos and harmony, sometimes in the same few minutes. But what you're about to discover here is a wordsmith with a vision, wrapping his faults and frailties in a DIY sound that's still finely crafted.Teens Of Style is available now:iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/car-seat-headrest/id725086732Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Teens-Style-Car-Seat-Headrest/dp/B014VLVTE4Set List:"The Drum""Drunk Drivers/Killer Whales""Sober To Death"Credits:Producers: Bob Boilen, Morgan Walker, Niki Walker; Audio Engineer: Josh Rogosin; Videographers: Morgan Walker, Niki Walker, Julia Reihs; Photo: Jun Tsuboike/NPR.For more Tiny Desk Concerts, subscribe to our podcast: http://www.npr.org/podcasts/510292/tiny-desk-concerts-video