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Hosts/nerds Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton are your friendly music buddies with the week's best new music discoveries, including conversations with emerging artists, icons and more. Hear songs that can completely change your day, with humor, heart and (sometimes) a whole lot of noise. Directions for use: Morning commute, the gym, or alone time. (If rash persists, discontinue use.)


A Holiday Party For The Ages, From All Songs Considered

December 18th, 2012

Episode 431 of 811 episodes

We decided to go all out for this year's All Songs Considered holiday party. The guest list for this (trust us!) unforgettable night of music and tall tales included Kishi Bashi, Dan Deacon, Carrie Brownstein and Nellie McKay. We hosted the festivities at a secluded cabin we rented one weekend in a snowy woods. It was a chilly night, but we had a roaring fire, plenty of eggnog, vegan haggis and lots of holiday songs to keep everybody warm! Songs Featured On This Episode Happy Xmas (War Is Over) Artist: The Polyphonic Spree Album: Holidaydream: Sounds of the Holidays, Vol. 1 I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm Artist: Julian Koster Album: I've Got My love To Keep Me Warm We Need A Little Christmas Artist: Sufjan Stevens Album: Silver & Gold Electronica Hanukkah Artist: Dan Deacon Album: Electronica Hanukkah It Doesn't Feel Like Christmas Artist: Sam Phillips Album: Cold Dark Night It's Christmas, But It's Not White Here In Our Town Artist: Kishi Bashi Album: Holiday Flexi Single Baby, It's Cold Outside (Performed by Sharon Van Etten and Rufus Wainwright) Artist: Various Artists Album: Holidays Rule I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day (Performed By The Civil Wars) Artist: Various Artists Album: Holidays Rule Father Christmas Artist: Telekinesis Album: Peace On Earth: Vol II A Christmas Waltz Artist: Nellie McKay Album: A Christmas Waltz Back Door Santa (Performed By Clarence Carter) Artist: Various Artists Album: Christmas Soul [Rhino]

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