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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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The Raveonettes, Toumani Diabate, Punch Brothers, More

February 28th, 2008

Episode 149 of 792 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.

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