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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.)


New Mix: Childish Gambino, Symphonic Peter Gabriel, More

September 30th, 2011

Episode 363 of 811 episodes

Donald Glover is almost as prolific a rapper as he is an actor and comedian — which makes his upcoming album more than your average celebrity crossover record. The star of NBC's Community has been releasing hip-hop albums online since 2008 under the alias Childish Gambino (which he picked from a website that generates Wu-Tang Clan member names). This week's All Songs has a cut from his first physical release, CAMP, due out in November. Also on this episode: Sporting another comically referential name, Ringo Deathstarr offers slow, woozy guitar rock in the tradition of My Bloody Valentine. Plus, new discoveries from Dum Dum Girls, Megafaun, Zola Jesus and Youth Lagoon, as well as a live orchestral outing from Peter Gabriel. Swirly Artist: Ringo Deathstarr Album: Sparkler Always Looking Artist: Dum Dum Girls Album: Only in Dream Vessel Artist: Zola Jesus Album: Conatus Get Right Artist: Megafaun Album: Megafaun Montana Artist: Youth Lagoon Album: The Year of Hibernation Solsbury Hill Artist: Peter Gabriel Album: New Blood: Live in London Bonfire Artist: Childish Gambino Album: CAMP

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