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Bob Boilen

Bob Boilen appears in the following:

Your Favorite New Musicians Of 2016 (So Far)

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

All Songs Considered asked you to share your favorite new artist of the first half of 2016. Here's your top 10.

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First Watch: Casket Girls, 'Tears Of A Clown'

Friday, June 24, 2016

The eerie Savannah, Ga. pop band wants to express its rage with the current state of our culture as it relates to freedom and race. They've written "Tears of a Clown" to reflect their frustration.

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Who Is Your Favorite New Artist of 2016 (So Far)?

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Tell us who your favorite new artist is for the year so far. We're looking for musicians making a debut with either their first album, EP or very first songs.

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Lucy Dacus Doesn't Want To Be Funny Anymore

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Lucy Dacus is a great new voice, mixing a soulful Southern sound with power-pop. Her debut album is now being re-released by Matador Records.

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New Mix: Bellows, Cornelius, Keaton Henson, A-WA, The Wild Reeds, More

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

On this week's All Songs Considered: psychedelic rock from the '90s, new songs from Tiny Desk veterans and electro-folk from the Israeli sisters in A-WA.

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Peter Gabriel's New Song Is An Homage to Muhammad Ali's Life

Friday, June 17, 2016

"I'm Amazing," out this week, was inspired by the life of the legendary boxer.

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First Watch: Weaves, 'Tick'

Friday, June 17, 2016

This fierce and fun Toronto band wants you to get out and enjoy life, not let time simply "Tick" by as it may for the character in this music video.

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All Songs +1: Hozier Meets Tarzan

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Hozier's first new song since his incredible 2014 debut album is a love song written for The Legend of Tarzan. He says he tried to convey the film's mix of love and brutality.

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First Listen: Oh Pep!, 'Stadium Cake'

Thursday, June 16, 2016

On its first full-length album, the Melbourne duo's mostly upbeat music is filled with questions about desire and life's priorities.

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New Mix: The Tallest Man On Earth, The Lemon Twigs, Lisa Hannigan, More

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

On this week's show we share songs about longing, loss and healing, with premieres from The Tallest Man On Earth, LP and more.

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Rob Zombie: 'The Life And Times Of A Teenage Rock God'

Monday, June 13, 2016

Rob Zombie mixes horror, humor and heavy metal in this devilish video for his song "The Life And Times Of A Teenage Rock God."

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Weaves: Tiny Desk Concert

Friday, June 10, 2016

The Toronto band displays an eagerness to try on new sounds while always remaining playful and quirky — sometimes loud, sometimes gentle and always a trip.

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All Songs +1: A Conversation With Paul McCartney

Friday, June 10, 2016

Paul McCartney talks about his solo career-spanning compilation Pure McCartney, his creative process, how he stays inspired and why he sometimes thinks he should take songwriting more seriously.

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New Mix: Songs On Letting Go And Believing In Yourself

Tuesday, June 07, 2016

On this week's show: Songs about facing fears, being true to yourself and not worrying what everyone else thinks, plus an interview with singer Angel Olsen about her surprising new single.

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'Pet Sounds' At 50: It Never Gets Old

Thursday, June 02, 2016

The Beach Boys' Pet Sounds is regarded as a seminal album now, but when it came out in 1966, not many noticed. Watch a mini-documentary by those who made the record.

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First Listen: Moon Hooch, 'Red Sky'

Thursday, June 02, 2016

No one makes music like Moon Hooch, a muscular trio whose setup typically consists of two saxophones and a drummer. Its third album feels new, vibrant and essential.

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Andrew Bird: Tiny Desk Concert

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

For this performance of three new songs, Bird comes with a stripped-down acoustic band: just drums, upright bass and acoustic guitar, with Bird himself on violin.

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Encore Presentation: The Worst Songs Of All Time?

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Carrie Brownstein returns to All Songs to chat about relentless earworms, annoying novelty songs and other songs our hosts think of as quite possibly the worst of all time.

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First Watch: The Wild Reeds, 'Everything Looks Better (In Hindsight)'

Thursday, May 26, 2016

The sound of The Wild Reeds is the sound of three singers propelled by great rhythms and memorable songs. On "Everything Looks Better," they sing of nostalgia and the ways it tricks memories.

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Watch A Video For Quilt's 'Padova'

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Quilt's music can in fact be a comforting blanket and this video, for the song "Padova," turns grief into imagery that is filled with melancholy and humor.

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