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Neko Case, Franz Ferdinand, Bishop Allen, Serge Gainsbourg

February 26th, 2009

Episode 208 of 768 episodes

Hear a sneak preview of Middle Cyclone, the heartbreakingly beautiful new album from chanteuse Neko Case. Also on the show: M. Ward offers a live, solo, acoustic performance of one of the tracks from his latest CD, Hold Time, a swaggering new record from Scotland's Franz Ferdinand, the infectious Brooklyn-based pop duo Bishop Allen, great unknown folk singer Jesse Marchant, and France's "dirty old man of popular music," Serge Gainsbourg.

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