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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 Music From The Polyphonic Spree, Jon Hopkins, More

May 7th, 2013

Episode 458 of 797 episodes

This week, All Songs Considered goes big with massive, heart-thumping new music from the gloriously exuberant, sprawling pop group , and the brilliantly experimental folk-rock band . We also check out a gritty album from a Swedish group known as Goat. The band's music is part prog-rock, part Afro-pop and undeniably awesome.Also on the show: New solo music from former singer; electronic music genius , and the deep-bass grooves of, a band with a song inspired by the surreal imagery of David Lynch's 1997 film Lost Highway. Artist: The Polyphonic Spree Album: Yes, It's True Song: You Don't Know Me Artist: Goat Album: World Music Song: Run To Your Mama Artist: Akron/Family Album: Sub Verses Song: Sand Talk Artist: Eleanor Friedberger Album: Personal Record Song: Stare At the Sun Artist: Jon Hopkins Album: Immunity Song: Open Eye Signal Artist: Until The Ribbon Breaks Album: Pressure Song: Pressure

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