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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.)


Fall Music Preview: Atlas Sound, Bjork, Feist, More

September 14th, 2011

Episode 360 of 797 episodes

Summer's almost over, but if this year's warm-weather months weren't everything you hoped they'd be, there's one heck of a consolation prize around the corner: loads and loads of great new music.This week on All Songs Considered, NPR Music's Song of the Day editor Stephen Thompson and The Record critic Ann Powers join hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton to talk about some of the releases they're most looking forward to coming out this fall. That includes a new multimedia "app" album from Bjork, Feist's long-awaited follow-up to 2007's The Reminder and a sophomore effort from Real Estate. Also on the program: The prolific drone-rock artist Atlas Sound is back with more new music, veteran English folksinger June Tabor reunites with The Oyster Band, and Swedish story-song artist Jens Lekman spins a fantastic new tale. Plus, hear new discoveries from Gem Club, Gringo Star, Gauntlet Hair and more.ShadowArtist: Gringo StarAlbum: Count Yer Lucky StarsBy Your HandArtist: Los Campesinos!Album: Hello SadnessLearn more about this release at Los Campesinos!' website.ChairArtist: Big DealAlbum: Lights OutLearn more about this release at Big Deal's website.Bonny Bunch of RosesArtist: June Tabor & OysterbandAlbum: Ragged KingdomTwinsArtist: Gem ClubAlbum: BreakersVideo GamesArtist: Lana Del ReyAlbum: Video GamesLearn more about this release at Stranger Records.MoonArtist: BjorkAlbum: BiophiliaTerra IncognitaArtist: Atlas SoundAlbum: ParallaxEasyArtist: Real EstateAlbum: DaysMy DayArtist: Cosmo JarvisAlbum: Is The World Strange Or Am I Strange?An Argment with MyselfArtist: Jens LekmanAlbum: An Argument with MyselfAdd to PlaylistPurchase MusicKeep TimeArtist: Gauntlet HairAlbum: Gauntlet HairAdd to PlaylistPurchase MusicNight or DayArtist: Cubic ZirconiaAlbum: Follow Your HeartLearn more about this release at Fool's Gold Records.ReplicateArtist: FanfarloAlbum: ReplicateAdd to PlaylistLearn more about this release at Fanfarlo's website.How Come You Never Go ThereArtist: FeistAlbum: Metals

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