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All Songs Considered

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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.)

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SXSW 2012 Preview

March 7th, 2012

Episode 387 of 793 episodes

All Songs Consideredis Austin-bound! On this week's show, host Bob Boilen, producer and co-host Robin Hilton, editor Stephen Thompson and NPR Music critic Ann Powers talk about the bands they're most excited to see this year at South by Southwest.The four-day music festivalkicks off on Wednesday, March 14 in Austin, Texas, and features roughly 2,000 artists, spanning countless genres.On the show:Bad Sports: "Can't Just Be Friends"Lady Leshurr: "Lego"Filastine: "Colony Collapse"Quiet Company: "You, Me and The Bottom"Mr. Gnome: "House of Circles"Teen Daze: "Let's Groove"Bright Moments: "Natives"The City And Horses: "We Will Never Be Discovered"No: "Stay With Me"Sauti Sol: "Soma Kijana"Daughter: "Landfill"Impending Doom: "There Will Be Violence"The Black And White Years: "Up!"Mirel Wagner: "No Death"Deafheaven: "Violet"Trippple Nippple: "LSD"Line Upon Line Percussion: "A Man With A Gun Lives Here"Clyde And Clem's Whiskey Business: "The Ballad of Ed Geen"Young Prism: "Floating In Blue"Sore Losers: "Letter To My Competition"ZZ Ward: "Criminal"Kishi Bashi: "Bright Whites"

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