August 15th, 2012
Episode 414 of 774 episodes
On this week's show hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton share some of their favorite new discoveries, including the Kate Bush-inspired Swedish duo Niki And The Dove, German experimental pianist Nils Frahm, and a surprising new album from singer Amanda Palmer.Also on the show: the best new music in a decade from the Chicago-based band Sea And Cake; the inimitable storytelling of Swedish pop singer Jens Lekman; and an epic new album from post-punk veterans Swans.Jens LekmanAlbum: I Know What Love Isn'tSong: I Know What Love Isn'tNiki and the DoveAlbum: InstinctSong: DrummerAmanda Palmer and the Grand Theft OrchestraAlbum: Theatre Is EvilSong: Smile (Pictures or It Didn't Happen)Omar Rodriguez LopezAlbum: Octopus Kool AidSong: People FeedingNils FrahmAlbum: FeltSong: FamiliarThe Sea and CakeAlbum: RunnerSong: On And OnSwansAlbum: SeerSong: Mother Of The World
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