All Songs Considered



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Hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton spin new music from emerging bands and musical icons.


SXSW 2012 Preview

March 7th, 2012

Episode 387 of 745 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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