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.)
March 26th, 2013
Episode 451 of 811 episodes
On this edition of All Songs Considered, hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton share some final discoveries from this year's South by Southwest music festival, including the British noise-rock group Savages and Valeska Steiner and Sonja Glass, the Swiss-German pop pair that records and performs as Boy. Also on the show: A stellar new record from Vampire Weekend; a long-awaited return for the Annie Hardy-led rock group Giant Drag; the sweet sounds of Icelandic singer Olafur Arnalds and a new double-album of transporting ambient music from Eluvium. Savages Album: Silence Yourself Song: She Will BOY Album: Mutual Friends Song: Little Numbers Ólafur Arnalds Album: For Now I Am Winter Song: Old Skin Giant Drag Album: Waking Up Is Hard To Do Song: Garbage Heart Vampire Weekend Album: Modern Vampires of the City Song: Diane Young Eluvium Album: Nightmare Ending Song: Envenom Mettle
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