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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: Yuck, Electronic Music Pioneer Roedelius, Chastity Belt And More

July 31st, 2013

Episode 472 of 797 episodes

On this edition of All Songs Considered, host Bob Boilen returns from a long, arduous weekend of work, looking tan and rested. That's because he just got back from the Newport Folk Festival, where he spent three glorious days surrounded by love, rainbows and amazing music. But leave it to co-host Robin Hilton to harsh Bob's mellow, when he shows Bob the most horrifying publicity photo either has ever seen for a band. The perpetrator? Chastity Belt, a Seattle group that makes what its members call "the worst music you will ever hear." (It isn't anywhere near the worst music you'll ever hear — in fact, it's awesome.) Also on this week's show: a new song from the sometimes gritty, sometimes droning rock group Yuck; the woozy, strangely captivating psych-pop of Jackson Scott; and veteran electronic-music pioneer Hans-Joachim Roedelius and his latest collaboration with bassist Stefan Schneider. The Lone Bellow Live At Newport Song: You Never Need Nobody Hear The Lone Bellow's full set from the 2013 Newport Folk Festival. Rayland Baxter Live At Newport Song: The Tower Song Chastity Belt Album: No Regrets Song: Black Sail playlist Jackson Scott Album: Melbourne Song: Evie playlist Yuck Album: Rebirth-Single Song: Rebirth playlist Roedelius Schneider Album: Tiden Song: Umstunden

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