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All Songs Considered

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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.)

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.)

 

#300

In conversation: Linda Ronstadt on embracing her Mexican heritage

Felix Contreras and Anamaria Sayre sit down with Linda Ronstadt, who recently released her book Feels Like Home: A Song for the Sonoran Borderlands, to talk about her Mexican heritage, wanting to sing in Spanish earlier in her career and not feeling like the "quintessential American girl." ... Read more

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#299

Planet Money Records Vol. 2: The Negotiation

Our friends at Planet Money are trying something we thought All Songs listeners might find as fascinating as we do: They're trying to start their own record label to release a single song. It's a song about inflation, recorded in 1975... and never released until now.(This episode is part two of a series)Listen to "Inflation" on [Apple Music] (https://music.apple.com/au/album/inflation-single/1651110334) , [Spotify] (https://open.spotify.com/track/5Ql5MmVcwJ5nvXwGyyeccg?si=c03f66a3055c4531) , [YouTube Music] (https://music.youtube.com/watch?v=8FQW_GV9AGs) , [Tidal] (https://tidal.com/album/256711422) , [Amazon Music] (https://music.amazon.com/albums/B0BKRCGZW4?marketplaceId=ATVPDKIKX0DER&musicTerritory=US&ref=dm_sh_hzZRQStQ2asfwpIr1GsonIxNP&trackAsin=B0BKRC2FCL) & [Pandora] (https://www.pandora.com/artist/earnest-jackson-and-sugar-daddy-and-the-gumbo-roux/inflation-single/AL4jb2x2k2dtwmJ) .Subscribe to Planet Money+ in [Apple Podcasts] (https://podcasts.apple.com/podcast/290783428) or at [plus.npr.org/planetmoney] (http://plus.npr.org/planetmoney) ... Read more

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#298

How cinematic guitar music reconnected Hermanos Gutiérrez as brothers

Felix Contreras and Anamaria Sayre sit down with Alejandro and Estevan Gutiérrez to talk about their musical legacy, sad songs and creating strong familial bonds through music. Show notes: You can help us improve Alt.Latino by taking some time to answer questions about the show. Please tell us what you like and how we could improve by going to npr.org/altlatinosurvey. ... Read more

23 Nov 2022

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23 Nov 2022


#297

Planet Money Records Vol. 1: Earnest Jackson

Our friends at Planet Money are trying something we thought All Songs listeners might find as fascinating as we do: They're trying to start their own record label to release a single song. It's a song about inflation, recorded in 1975... and never released until now.(This episode is part one of a series)Listen to "Inflation" on [Apple Music] (https://music.apple.com/au/album/inflation-single/1651110334) , [Spotify] (https://open.spotify.com/track/5Ql5MmVcwJ5nvXwGyyeccg?si=c03f66a3055c4531) , [YouTube Music] (https://music.youtube.com/watch?v=8FQW_GV9AGs) , [Tidal] (https://tidal.com/album/256711422) , [Amazon Music] (https://music.amazon.com/albums/B0BKRCGZW4?marketplaceId=ATVPDKIKX0DER&musicTerritory=US&ref=dm_sh_hzZRQStQ2asfwpIr1GsonIxNP&trackAsin=B0BKRC2FCL) & [Pandora] (https://www.pandora.com/artist/earnest-jackson-and-sugar-daddy-and-the-gumbo-roux/inflation-single/AL4jb2x2k2dtwmJ) .Subscribe to Planet Money+ in [Apple Podcasts] (https://podcasts.apple.com/podcast/290783428) or at [plus.npr.org/planetmoney] (http://plus.npr.org/planetmoney) ... Read more

21 Nov 2022

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21 Nov 2022


#296

New Music Friday: The best releases out on Nov. 18

The best albums out this week include rapper Roddy Ricch's emotional Feed Tha Streets III, Weyes Blood's majestic And In The Darkness, Hearts Aglow, Honey Dijon's Black Girl Magic and more.Featured Albums:1. Roddy Ricch — Feed Tha Streets IIIFeatured Songs: "King Size," "Fade Away," "Letter 2 My Son"2. Weyes Blood — And In The Darkness, Hearts AglowFeatured Songs: "It's Not Just Me, It's Everybody," "The Worst Is Done," "God Turn Me Into a Flower," "In Holy Flux"3. Röyksopp — Profound Mysteries IIIFeatured Songs: "The Night (feat. Alison Goldfrapp)," "Just Wanted To Know (feat. Astrid S)," "The Next Day (feat. Jamie Irrepressible)"4. Honey Dijon — Black Girl MagicFeatured Songs: "Downtown (feat. Annette Brown & Nikki-O)," "Work (feat. Cor.Ece, Dave Giles II & Mike Dunn)," "Love Is A State Of Mind (feat. Ramona Renea)," "Drama (feat. Rimarkable & Dope Earth Alien)" 5. Cautious Clay — Thin Ice On The CakeFeatured Songs: "Burning Up Slow," "Camp Anonymous," "Sarah Tonin"Lightning Round:Daniel Bachman — Almanac Behinddumhi — Uncle MilesFousheé — softCOREOther notable releases for Nov. 18:-(16)- — Into DustAdrian Quesada – Jaguar SoundBilly Strings — Me/And/DadBrockhampton — The FamilyCaitlin Rose — CAZIMIIcewear Vezzo — Paint the CityKrill — Alarm No Hris (vinyl reissue)Neil Young & Crazy Horse — World RecordPeggy Lee — Norma Deloris Egstrom From Jamestown, North Dakota (50th Anniv. Ed.)Phony Ppl — EuphonyusThe Wombats — Is This What It Feels Like To Feel Like This? ... Read more

18 Nov 2022

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#295

How Silvana Estrada cultivates intimacy and generosity in her live performances

Felix Contreras and Anamaria Sayre sit down with Silvana Estrada to talk about vulnerability, bringing light into her shows and the lessons her parents have given her. Show notes: You can help us improve Alt.Latino by taking some time to answer questions about the show. Please tell us what you like and how we could improve by going to [npr.org/altlatinosurvey] (http://npr.org/altlatinosurvey) . ... Read more

16 Nov 2022

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16 Nov 2022


#294

New Mix: Radiohead's Philip Selway, Yo La Tengo, more

All Songs Considered's Bob Boilen shares his favorite new tracks of the week, including a new solo release from Radiohead drummer Philip Selway, a new project with R.E.M. drummer Bill Berry and more.Featured Songs and Artists:1. Philip Selway: "Check For Signs Of Life," from Strange Dance2. Among Authors: "Fears We Hold" (Single)3. Lisa O'Neill: "Old Note," from All Of This Is Chance4. The Bad Ends: "Thanksgiving 1915," from The Power and The Glory5. Yo La Tengo: "Fallout," from This Stupid World ... Read more

15 Nov 2022

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#293

New Music Friday: The best releases out on Nov. 11

Our picks for the best albums out this week include the Spanish-language remix of Run The Jewels' RTJ4, Bruce Springsteen's tribute to classic soul, the debut from Memphis rapper GloRilla and more.Featured Albums:1. Run The Jewels — RTJCU4TROFeatured Songs: "JU$T," "santa calamif***"2. Bruce Springsteen — Only the Strong SurviveFeatured Songs: "Soul Days," "I Forgot To Be Your Lover," "Turn Back the Hands of Time"3. Christine And The Queens (as Redcar) — les adorables étoiles (prologue)Featured Songs: "Ma bien aimee bye bye," "My birdman" 4. GloRilla — Anyways, Life's Great...Featured Songs: "Blessed," "F.N.F. (Let's Go)," "PHATNALL"5. Bill Frisell — FourFeatured Songs: "Claude Utley," "Waltz For Hal Wilner"Lightning Round:claire rousay — a heavenly touch (vinyl reissue)Duval Timothy — Meeting with a Judas TreeErnest Hood — Back to the WoodlandsMorris Day — Last CallOther notable releases for Nov. 11:Actress — Dummy Corporation Ben LaMar Gay — Certain ReveriesGold Panda — The WorkHeather Trost — Desert FlowersHomeboy Sandman — Still ChampionIllogic — The TransitionJordana — I'm Doing Well, Thanks For AskingLyrics Born — Vision BoardNas — King's Disease IIIPuck — Best FriendSharon Van Etten — We've Been Going About This All Wrong (Deluxe Edition)The Sonora Pine — II (vinyl reissue)Tyondai Braxton — Telekinesis Wizkid — More Love, Less Ego ... Read more

11 Nov 2022

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#292

How making original music again helped Natalia Lafourcade grow her 'inner garden'

Felix Contreras and Anamaria Sayre of NPR's Alt.Latino sit down with Natalia Lafourcade to talk about interpreting old songs, taking things slow and releasing her first album of original material in seven years. ... Read more

09 Nov 2022

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09 Nov 2022


#291

Songs that make you feel good

In this encore episode from 2011, Bob Boilen, Robin Hilton, and All Songs Considered listeners share the songs that lift them up, inspire them to whistle, dance in public and move on from hardship. ... Read more

08 Nov 2022

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08 Nov 2022


#290

New Music Friday: The best releases out on Nov. 4

Our picks for the best albums out this week include a droll, sometimes comical, sometimes graphic debut from the Atlanta duo Coco & Clair Clair, five new and totally different records from SAULT and more.Featured Albums:1. Coco & Clair Clair — SexyFeatured Songs: "8 AM," "Bad Lil Vibe," "The Hills," "Love Me"2. R.A.P. Ferreira — 5 to the Eye with StarsFeatured Songs: "fighting back," "mythsysizer instinct," "ours," "tennessee farmer jutsu"3. Phoenix — Alpha ZuluFeatured Songs: "Season 2," "Winter Solstice," "Artefact"4. Big Joanie — Back HomeFeatured Songs: "In My Arms," "Cactus Tree"5. SAULT — AIIR, Earth, Today & Tomorrow, UNTITLED (God), 11Featured Songs: "4am," "Heal The World," "Valley of the Ocean," "Together," "Life We Rent But Love Is Rent Free," "Love Is All I Know"Lightning Round:Connie Constance — Miss PowerFirst Aid Kit — PalominoMarvin Tate's D-Settlement — Marvin Tate's D-SettlementSurya Botofasina — Everyone's ChildrenOther notable releases for Nov. 4:Ami Dang — The Living World DemandsCaleb Landry Jones — Gadzooks Vol. 2Daniel Avery — Ultra TruthDrake — Her LossTropical Gothclub — Tropical GothclubEzra Collective — Where I'm Meant To Beh. Pruz — again, thereJakob Bro & Joe Lovano — Once Around the RoomLecrae — Church Clothes 4The Lone Bellow — Love Songs For LosersOkay Kaya — SAPRayland Baxter — If I Were A ButterflySpecial Interest — EndureTeddy Swims — Sleep Is ExhaustingThe Welcome Wagon — Esther ... Read more

04 Nov 2022

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#289

The genre-subverting composer Angélica Negrón on embracing all sides of her identity

Alt.Latino's Felix Contreras and Anamaria Sayre sit down with Angélica Negrón to talk about the importance of representation, making music with plants and what inspired her to begin composing. ... Read more

02 Nov 2022

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#288

The Best Music of October

Open Mike Eagle confronted the past, Natalia Lafourcade returned to original songwriting, Katie Crutchfield and Jess Williamson collaborated as Plains, Víkingur Ólafsson intimately played piano and Maral deconstructed an ancestral groove.Featured Tracks and Artists:1. Open Mike Eagle: "Burner Account" and "For DOOM" from Component System with the Auto Reverse 2. Natalia Lafourcade: "María la Curandera" from De Todas las Flores 3. Plains: "Hurricane" and "Abilene" from I Walked With You A Ways 4. Víkingur Ólafsson: Robert Schumann's Study in Canonic Form, Op. 56, No. 1 and Béla Bartók's 3 Hungarian Folks Songs from Csík, III. 'White Lily' via From Afar5. Maral: "Mari's Groove" from Ground GrooveOur panel's additional recommendations for October: • Palm, Nicks and Grazes• Loyle Carner, hugo• Moin, PasteMore from NPR Music: • [Interview: Open Mike Eagle] (https://www.npr.org/2022/10/05/1126952010/open-mike-eagle-component-system-interview) • [Review: Plains, I Walked With You A Ways] (https://www.npr.org/2022/10/14/1128665819/review-katie-crutchfield-jess-williamson-plains) • [Víkingur Ólafsson: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert] (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HdKkRs6H8jE) ... Read more

01 Nov 2022

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#287

You've never heard The Beatles' 'Revolver' sound like this

The technology used to remix the 56-year-old album is hard to fathom. But, with the help of producer Giles Martin, Revolver now sounds like a brand new album from a young band still putting out records. ... Read more

31 Oct 2022

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#286

New Music Friday: The best releases out on Oct. 28

The best albums out this week include Smino's Luv 4 Rent, Icelandic singer Ásgeir's Time On My Hands, a staggering new work from Benjamin Clementine and more.Featured Albums:1. Smino — Luv 4 RentFeatured Tracks: "Pro Freak," "Blu Billy," "Pudgy"2. Nosaj Thing — ContinuaFeatured Tracks: "We Are," "Look Both Ways"3. Ásgeir — Time on My HandsFeatured Tracks: "Time on My Hands," "Borderland," "Limitless"4. Benjamin Clementine — And I Have BeenFeatured Tracks: "Residue," "Lovelustreman," "Delighted"5. Ghost Funk Orchestra — A New Kind Of LoveFeatured Tracks: "Your Man's No Good," "Quiet Places"Lightning Round:Cakes da Killa — SvengaliFatboi Sharif & Noface — Preaching in HavanaField Guide — Field GuideJunior Boys — Waiting GameOther Notable Releases:Babehoven — Light Moving TimeThe Beatles — Revolver (Super Deluxe)Dear Nora — human futuresDIGAWOLF — INI (Spirit)Lee Fields — Sentimental FoolMartha — Please Don't Take Me BackShow Me The Body — Trouble The WaterTrampled By Turtles — AlpenglowTyshawn Sorey Trio +1 with Greg Osby — The Off-Off Broadway Guide to Synergism (Live)Yung Gravy - Marvelous ... Read more

28 Oct 2022

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#285

Why Carlos Santana's divisive, spiritual 'Caravanserai' wasn't 'career suicide'

Felix Contreras and Anamaria Sayre from NPR's Alt.Latino sit down with Carlos Santana to talk about nurturing his spirit, growing as an artist and 50 years of Caravanserai. ... Read more

27 Oct 2022

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#284

A Halloween mix: Phoebe Bridgers and Andrew Bird, Sunny War, John Cale, more

All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen shares his favorite new tracks of the week, including a collaboration between Phoebe Bridgers and Andrew Bird, John Cale's first new album in a decade and more.Featured Songs and Artists:1. Sunny War: "No Reason," from Anarchist Gospel2. Andrew Bird & Phoebe Bridgers: "I felt a Funeral, in my Brain" (Single)3. Seán Barna: "Everyone's a Queen on Halloween" (Single)4. John Cale: "STORY OF BLOOD (feat. Weyes Blood)," from MERCY5. Weyes Blood: "Grapevine," from And In The Darkness, Hearts Aglow6. Micah Frank & Chet Doxas: "Ave Maria (Featuring Mary Lattimore)," from The Music of Hildegard von Bingen Part One ... Read more

26 Oct 2022

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#283

New Music Friday: The best releases out Oct. 21

The best albums out this week include Taylor Swift's Midnights, powerful meditations on race and identity from U.K. rapper Loyle Carner, the transfixing sounds of singer iLe and more.Featured Albums:1. Taylor Swift — MidnightsFeatured Songs: "Lavender Haze," "Vigilante S***," "Karma," "Sweet Nothing"2. Loyle Carner — hugoFeatured Songs: "Hate," "Nobody Knows," "Georgetown"3. Dawn Richard & Spencer Zahn — PigmentsFeatured Songs: "Cerulean," "Vantablack" "Sandstone"4. iLe — NacarileFeatured Songs: "Ningún Lugar," "traguito"5. Nick Hakim — COMETAFeatured Songs: "Feeling Myself," "Something," "Ani"Lightning Round:Bibio — BIB10Frankie Cosmos — Inner World PeaceTegan & Sara — CrybabyOther Notable Releases:a-ha — True NorthAlice Boman — The Space BetweenArchers of Loaf — Reason in DeclineArctic Monkeys — The CarBabyface — Girls Night OutCarly Rae Jepsen — The Loneliest TimeDry Cleaning — StumpworkGoat — Oh DeathJesse Harris — Silver Balloon Jeezy & DJ Drama — SnofallMeghan Trainor — Takin' It BackRubblebucket — Earth WorshipSimple Minds — Direction of the HeartSloan — SteadyTakuya Kuroda — Midnight CrispWiki & subjxct 5 — Cold Cuts ... Read more

21 Oct 2022

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#282

How the rhythms and resilience of Puerto Rico shape iLe's music

Alt.Latino's Felix Contreras and Anamaria Sayre sit down with iLe to talk about salsa music, Puerto Rico's role in her art and being la bebé of the family. ... Read more

19 Oct 2022

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New Mix: Sevdaliza, Mabe Fratti, The Arcs, more

All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen shares his favorite new tracks of the week, including a song for oppressed women worldwide from Sevdaliza, the experimental cellist Mabe Fratti, Billy Strings performing with his dad and more.Featured Songs And Artists:1. The Arcs: "Keep On Dreamin'," from Electrophonic Chronic2. Sevdaliza: "Woman Life Freedom" (Single)3. Pearla: "The Place With No Weather," from Oh Glistening Onion, The Nighttime Is Coming4. Eszter Balint: "The First Day," from I HATE MEMORY!5. Billy Strings: "Long Journey Home," from Me/and/Dad6. Mabe Fratti: "Esta Vez," from Se Ve Desde Aquí ... Read more

18 Oct 2022

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