August 7th, 2012
Episode 413 of 717 episodes
If you are listening to this podcast while operating a two-wheeled vehicle, please stop the vehicle and continue listening. In addition to some safety advice, this week's All Songs Considered features: The R&B singer Miguel and his infectious vocal hiccup, a warm and captivating song from Conveyor, a big, blue Blur box set, and a song with serious swagger from Tame Impala. Also on the show, two bands that hail from NPR's home city of Washington, D.C. Drop Electric is a "Sigur Ros-ian" band with an epic sound and Deleted Scenes mixes surf rock with off-kilter rhythms and instrumentation. Host Bob Boilen is joined by NPR Music editor Jacob Ganz and All Songs Considered intern Emily White for this week's show. You can listen to the entire discussion above or each individual song below. Read more about the 21st anniversary Blur box set on the blog. Tame Impala Artist: Tame Impala Album: Lonerism Song: Elephant Conveyor Artist: Conveyor Album: Conveyor Song: Right Sleep Drop Electric Artist: Drop Electric Album: Drop Electric Song: Empire Trashed Deleted Scenes Artist: Deleted Scenes Album: Young People's Church of the Air Song: Baltika 9 Miguel Artist: Miguel Album: Art Dealer Chic Song: Adorn Blur Artist: Blur Album: Great Escape [Special Edition] Song: The Universal
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