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February 28th, 2008
Episode 149 of 797 episodes
On this edition of All Songs Considered: the heavy pop sounds of Dutch duo The Raveonettes; a solo kora recording by Toumani Diabate; chamber-bluegrass from the former Nickel Creek mandolin player; dark and sardonic solo recording from A.A. Bondy; genre-splitting music from 17 Hippies; and a tribute to Robert Altman's funeral by Steven Bernstein.