All Songs Considered



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Hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton spin new music from emerging bands and musical icons.


Art Brut, Akron/Family, Casiotone For the Painfully Alone

April 27th, 2009

Episode 220 of 715 episodes

All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen returns from a two-week break with new musical discoveries. Hear the cinematic songs of Patrick Watson, an artist who mashes together everything from bicycle sounds to cartoon samples. Also on the program: The gorgeous, contemplative songs of Christopher Tignor, MGMT's musical soulmate Suckers, the irrepressible energy of Akron/Family, music from lonely Casiotone, and the London-based comedic rock group Art Brut.