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.)
June 30th, 2008
Episode 169 of 797 episodes
Hear music from Seun Kuti, son of Nigerian artist Fela Kuti, that rivals his father's, plus insanely fun songs from the Baltimore band, Ponytail. Also on the show: English folk group The Watersons see their 1975 album For Pence and Spicy Ale reissued, new music from the influential art-folk singer Bonnie Prince Billy, a.k.a. Will Oldham, and Eef Barzelay steps away from his band Clem Snide to put out a solo album called Lose Big.