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January 17th, 2008
Episode 142 of 797 episodes
The remarkable singer-songwriter Kimya Dawson finally gets the attention she deserves with her music appearing in the Juno soundtrack. Paul Simon's son Harper Simon joins Cibo Matto's Yuka Honda, Sean Lennon with guest vocals from Edie Brickell for The Heavy Circles. Also, hear the mystifying sounds found on the Living Bridge, the self-proclaimed "ghettotech" of Ilya E. Monosov, and a new release from Ringo Starr.