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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: Death Cab For Cutie, Rhye's Milosh, Swearin', More

October 29th, 2013

Episode 484 of 811 episodes

On this week's edition of All Songs Considered, host Bob Boilen is caught in a funk, and the only cure is copious amounts of saxophones and surf rock. To soothe his ailments, Bob introduces Moon Hooch, a group that was banned from New York City's Bedford Avenue subway stop in Brooklyn due to its danceable squeaks and squawks. Also on the show: Death Cab For Cutie's Transatlanticism celebrates its 10th anniversary by releasing demo versions of every track from the record. It's a fascinating look at what would eventually become a revered album. We've got an early, heartbreaking version of "Title & Registration." Later in the program, co-host Robin Hilton checks back in with director Jim Jarmusch's band SQÜRL (first featured on All Songs back in May). This time the group performs a sludgy cover of Hank Williams' "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry." Plus surf-rock from La Luz, a new solo album from Rhye singer Milosh, and the band Swearin', fronted by Allison Crutchfield, the twin sister to Waxahatchee singer and songwriter Katie Crutchfield. Moon Hooch Album: Moon Hooch Song: Number 9 SQÜRL Album: EP 2 Song: I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry Cover for Transatlanticism Demos Death Cab for Cutie Album: Transatlanticism Demos Song: Title and Registration (Demo) La Luz Album: It's Alive Song: Morning High Swearin' Album: Surfing Strange Song: Dust in the Gold Sack Milosh Album: Jetlag Song: Jetlag

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