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.)
January 19th, 2010
Episode 259 of 797 episodes
All Songs Considered's latest mix features new solo music from Sigur Ros frontman Jonsi, Neutral Milk Hotel's Jeff Mangum appears on a new benefit CD called Stroke: Songs For Chris Knox, the T-Rex-inspired garage rock group Smith Westerns, Louisiana's Givers, New Zealand pop from Lawrence Arabia, we remember the music of Jay Reatard, and the folk duo Drug Rug.