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.)
August 20th, 2007
Episode 106 of 811 episodes
Upper Westside Soweto from Vampire Weekend; Metal pop from Queens of the Stone Age; Absurdist electronic artist Dan Deacon; West coast power pop by Jason Falkner; "Real" power pop from The Flamin' Groovies; Sufjan Stevens singer goes solo as St. Vincent; Soulful rock from Joan as Policewoman; Australian jazz bassist Tal Wilkenfeld.