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New Mix: Lykke Li, A Fiery Furnace Goes Solo, Patti Smith Does Buddy Holly And More

June 23rd, 2011

Episode 347 of 811 episodes

New music from Fiery Furnacessinger Eleanor Friedberger and her first solo projectand a slow-and-steadyBuddy Hollycover byPatti Smith. We've also got two premieres from albums that are still months away: a hypnotic groove from the Malian blues veterans inTinariwenand some typically triumphant indie-pop fromMates of State. Get Some Artist: Lykke Li Album: Wounded Rhymes Imidiwan Matanam Artist: Tinariwen Album: Tassili Add to Playlist Words of Love (performed by Patti Smith) Artist: Various Artists Album: Rave on Buddy Holly Palomino Artist: Mates of State Album: Mountaintops Add to Playlist My Mistakes Artist: Eleanor Friedberger Album: Last Summer Believer Artist: John Maus Album: We Must Become the Pitiless Censors of Ourselves

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