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Electronic Edition: Burial, The 2 Bears, VCMG, And More

February 15th, 2012

Episode 384 of 797 episodes

NPR's Sami Yenigun and Otis Hart are back to talk beats, loops, drops and more with Bob Boilen. The latest Electronic Edition of All Songs Considered includes cuts from the new Grimes album, a surprise EP from Burial, a Burnt Friedman remix of South African dance music and premieres from Claude Von Stroke, Nina Kraviz and VCMG — a collaboration from two former members of Depeche Mode. Also on the show: Hot Chip's Joe Goddard emerges with the side project The 2 Bears and the mysterious Spanish producer John Talabot unveils his first proper album. Plus, Sami and Otis discuss the homegrown sounds coming out of San Francisco and explain the logic behind limited-edition releases. VCMG Album: Ssss Song: Bendy Bass Burial Album: KindredSong: Loner John Talabot Album: Fin Song: Destiny The 2 Bears Album: Be Strong Song: Be Strong Nina Kraviz Album: Nina Kraviz Song: Taxi Talk Grimes Album: Visions Song: Vowels = Space and Time Claude VonStroke Album: Le Fantôme Song: Le Fantôme Zinja Hlungwani / Burnt Friedman Album: Theo Parrish Meets Mancingelani/Burnt Friedman Meets Zinja Hlungwani 12" Song: Burnt Friedman Meets Zinja Hlungwani

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