All Songs Considered



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


Bon Iver, The White Stripes, Ed Harcourt, Lambchop, More

August 16th, 2016

Episode 699 of 715 episodes

This week on All Songs Considered, we return from break with new music by some of our all-time favorite artists, including a wildly different sound from Bon Iver, a previously unreleased White Stripes song and a remarkable new direction for the Nashville art-folk group Lambchop.Also on the show: The Neutral Milk Hotel-inspired LVL UP, an arresting instrumental from Swans percussionist Thor Harris and Ed Harcourt's searing indictment against political corruption.But first, Robin digs into a little gift from Bob: a Twinkie! Playlist: 1. LVL UP, 2. Bon Iver, 3. Lambchop, 4. The White Stripes, 5. Thor & Friends, 6. Ed Harcourt