All Songs Considered on KRCC 2 http://krcc.org en Poll Results: Listeners Pick Their Favorite Albums of 2013 http://krcc.org/post/poll-results-listeners-pick-their-favorite-albums-2013 <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_mDxcDjg9P4</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7E0fVfectDo</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5NV6Rdv1a3I</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bFnA-8H-5lo</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nlcIKh6sBtc</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JyqemIbjcfg</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BBAtAM7vtgc</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1TffpkE2GU4</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=unNa-9qGkfI</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6p6PcFFUm5I</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f4dZbJHT7_4</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZPxQYhGpdvg</p> Thu, 12 Dec 2013 22:20:00 +0000 editor 12585 at http://krcc.org Poll Results: Listeners Pick Their Favorite Albums of 2013 Discussion: The Year in Music, 2013 http://krcc.org/post/discussion-year-music-2013 <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D0QcxWPB59o</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hs0BxTmQXA0</p> Wed, 11 Dec 2013 19:12:00 +0000 editor 12528 at http://krcc.org Discussion: The Year in Music, 2013 Thanksgiving Edition: Songs About Your Family http://krcc.org/post/thanksgiving-edition-songs-about-your-family <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DhaaK2VzfJw</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u5CVsCnxyXg</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eBpYgpF1bqQ</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SobQQWTmfbA</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7iljkaDZvyw</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xbujalk8b_g</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0YuaZcylk_o</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=auzfTPp4moA</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SobQQWTmfbA</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VOK4Mxl_eys</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s-pFAFsTFTI</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3MHkgwA8t-g</p> Tue, 26 Nov 2013 17:18:00 +0000 editor 11888 at http://krcc.org Thanksgiving Edition: Songs About Your Family New Mix: Death Grips, Angel Olsen, GEMS, and More http://krcc.org/post/new-mix-death-grips-angel-olsen-gems-and-more On this episode of <em>All Songs Considered</em>, hear Robin Hilton explain why he has a Yo Gabba Gabba! song stuck in his head every day, and how the best remedy this week has been the new <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/163347773/death-grips" target="_blank">Death Grips</a> record, <em>Government Plates</em>.<p>We've also got an electrified cut from the arresting singer-songwriter <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/245998397/angel-olsen" target="_blank">Angel Olsen</a>. Tue, 19 Nov 2013 18:07:00 +0000 editor 11617 at http://krcc.org New Mix: Death Grips, Angel Olsen, GEMS, and More New Mix: John Vanderslice, Hospitality, Marijuana Deathsquads, More http://krcc.org/post/new-mix-john-vanderslice-hospitality-marijuana-deathsquads-more On this episode of <em>All Songs Considered</em>, hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton are still buzzing from the concerts they saw last week, from the spastic noise rock of <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/244016526/marijuana-deathsquads" target="_blank">Marijuana Deathsquads</a> (webcast <a href="http://www.npr.org/event/music/243958236/marijuana-deathsquads-live-in-concert" target="_blank">live from the 9:30 Club</a>), to an intimate, joyful and humor-filled set by <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/15029554/john-vanderslice">John Vanderslice</a>. Tue, 12 Nov 2013 20:27:00 +0000 editor 11293 at http://krcc.org New Mix: John Vanderslice, Hospitality, Marijuana Deathsquads, More New Mix: The Beatles, James Blake, Colin Meloy, More http://krcc.org/post/new-mix-beatles-james-blake-colin-meloy-more <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VV0jkwKio3o</p> Tue, 05 Nov 2013 19:38:00 +0000 editor 10983 at http://krcc.org New Mix: The Beatles, James Blake, Colin Meloy, More New Mix: Death Cab For Cutie, Rhye's Milosh, La Luz, More http://krcc.org/post/new-mix-death-cab-cutie-rhyes-milosh-la-luz-more On this week's edition of <em>All Songs Considered</em>, host Bob Boilen is caught in a funk, and the only cure is copious amounts of saxophones and surf rock. Tue, 29 Oct 2013 17:11:00 +0000 editor 10650 at http://krcc.org New Mix: Death Cab For Cutie, Rhye's Milosh, La Luz, More Our Favorite Discoveries From The 2013 CMJ Music Festival http://krcc.org/post/our-favorite-discoveries-2013-cmj-music-festival Every fall, hundreds of bands flock to New York City for the annual CMJ Music Marathon, a large festival where independent, new and emerging musicians hope to be discovered. Tue, 22 Oct 2013 20:57:00 +0000 editor 10358 at http://krcc.org Our Favorite Discoveries From The 2013 CMJ Music Festival New Mix: Sleigh Bells, Omar Souleyman, Blood Orange, More http://krcc.org/post/new-mix-sleigh-bells-omar-souleyman-blood-orange-more <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TO9Qa7MpAvw</p> Tue, 15 Oct 2013 16:00:00 +0000 editor 10026 at http://krcc.org New Mix: Sleigh Bells, Omar Souleyman, Blood Orange, More New Mix: Of Montreal, Gem Club, Perera Elsewhere, More http://krcc.org/post/new-mix-montreal-gem-club-perera-elsewhere-more It's been a dreary, rainy week in D.C. On this episode of <em>All Songs Considered</em>, hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton are a little stir crazy after being stuck inside during the storms. Tue, 08 Oct 2013 17:22:00 +0000 editor 9730 at http://krcc.org New Mix: Of Montreal, Gem Club, Perera Elsewhere, More New Mix: Fuzz, Danny Brown, Linda Thompson, More http://krcc.org/post/new-mix-fuzz-danny-brown-linda-thompson-more On this edition of <em>All Songs Considered</em>, host Bob Boilen has a confession: everything in the world is actually a dream in his mind. (Just listen to the podcast, it will make sense.) If that's true, co-host Robin Hilton is grateful that Bob has at least imagined some great new music. Tue, 01 Oct 2013 17:56:00 +0000 editor 9410 at http://krcc.org New Mix: Fuzz, Danny Brown, Linda Thompson, More Fall Music Preview http://krcc.org/post/fall-music-preview <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_11uQVI21mQ</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=28JAS1ZUUqw</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7E0fVfectDo</p> Tue, 24 Sep 2013 19:30:00 +0000 editor 9099 at http://krcc.org Fall Music Preview New Mix: Beck, Best Coast, Joanna Gruesome, More http://krcc.org/post/new-mix-beck-best-coast-joanna-gruesome-more On this edition of <em>All Songs Considered</em>, hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton share a brand new song from <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/15333650/beck">Beck</a>. The new cut, called "Gimme," is the third single he's released since June and by far the strangest (i.e., best) of the bunch. Tue, 17 Sep 2013 15:00:00 +0000 editor 8746 at http://krcc.org New Mix: Beck, Best Coast, Joanna Gruesome, More Dave Grohl And Krist Novoselic Share Memories, Unreleased Tracks From 'In Utero' http://krcc.org/post/dave-grohl-and-krist-novoselic-share-memories-unreleased-tracks-utero <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rPP0JuDdeAU</p> Tue, 10 Sep 2013 11:43:00 +0000 NPR News 8385 at http://krcc.org Dave Grohl And Krist Novoselic Share Memories, Unreleased Tracks From 'In Utero' New Music: Paul McCartney, Moby, Tim Hecker And More http://krcc.org/post/new-music-paul-mccartney-moby-tim-hecker-and-more On this week's episode of <em>All Songs Considered, ­</em>co-hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton jump into fall by playing songs from big upcoming releases by <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/15158238/paul-mccartney">Paul McCartney</a>, <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/16145137/moby">Moby</a> and <a href="http://www.npr.org/2011/10/30/141795807/tim-hecker-in-concert-moogfest-2011">Tim Hecker</a>.<p>Also, <em>All Songs Considered</em> intern Thor Slaughter has spent his final week with the show living with Bob in a 21st-century spin on <em>The Odd Couple</em>. Tue, 03 Sep 2013 15:25:00 +0000 editor 8052 at http://krcc.org New Music: Paul McCartney, Moby, Tim Hecker And More New Music: TV On The Radio, Rokia Traore, Lucius, More http://krcc.org/post/new-music-tv-radio-rokia-traore-lucius-more On this week's episode of <em>All Songs Considered, </em>co-host Bob Boilen basks in the glory of his return by making fellow co-host Robin Hilton enjoy the musings of a box that when opened plays affirming statements with Bob's name that was gifted to him by a secret admirer. Tue, 27 Aug 2013 12:11:00 +0000 editor 7732 at http://krcc.org New Music: TV On The Radio, Rokia Traore, Lucius, More New Music: Nine Inch Nails, Earl Sweatshirt, Juana Molina, More http://krcc.org/post/new-music-nine-inch-nails-earl-sweatshirt-juana-molina-more <em>All Songs Considered</em> co-host Robin Hilton has been feeling a little dazed and confused lately, so host Bob Boilen gives him a "sonic hug" with a new song from the Austin, Texas rock band The Octopus Project. Robin follows with a surprising cut from the first new <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/89493553/nine-inch-nails" target="_blank">Nine Inch Nails</a> album in five years. NPR's Sami Yenigun brings a healthy dose of dance beats from Seven Davis Jr. Tue, 20 Aug 2013 00:12:00 +0000 editor 7383 at http://krcc.org New Music: Nine Inch Nails, Earl Sweatshirt, Juana Molina, More New Music: Cults, Avett Brothers, Kishi Bashi, More http://krcc.org/post/new-music-cults-avett-brothers-kishi-bashi-more While the cat's away, the mice will play rock-and-roll! On this week's episode of <em>All Songs Considered</em>, with Bob Boilen on vacation (to hunt through the treasure trove of memorabilia in his basement), co-host Robin Hilton and NPR Music's Stephen Thompson attempt to fulfill their vision of a perfect bizarro world episode, with premieres from Cults, Minor Alps, Weed and more.<p>One question remains: Can Bob really resist the temptation of trying to ruin Stephen's vision of a Bob-less show? Hear the show to find out. <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2013 NPR. Tue, 13 Aug 2013 19:24:00 +0000 editor 7100 at http://krcc.org New Music: Cults, Avett Brothers, Kishi Bashi, More New Music: Elf Power, Bill Callahan, FKA Twigs, More http://krcc.org/post/new-music-elf-power-bill-callahan-fka-twigs-more <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kFtMl-uipA8</p> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 16:47:00 +0000 editor 6742 at http://krcc.org New Music: Elf Power, Bill Callahan, FKA Twigs, More New Music: Yuck, Electronic Music Pioneer Roedelius, Chastity Belt And More http://krcc.org/post/new-music-yuck-electronic-music-pioneer-roedelius-chastity-belt-and-more On this edition of <em>All Songs Considered</em>, host Bob Boilen returns from a long, arduous weekend of work, looking tan and rested. That's because he just got back from the <a href="http://www.npr.org/series/newport-folk-festival/">Newport Folk Festival</a>, where he spent three glorious days surrounded by love, rainbows and amazing music. But leave it to co-host Robin Hilton to harsh Bob's mellow, when he shows Bob the most horrifying <a href="http://organart.files.wordpress.com/2013/07/chastity-belt.jpg?w=584&h=472">publicity photo</a> either has ever seen for a band. The perpetrator? Wed, 31 Jul 2013 19:04:00 +0000 editor 6455 at http://krcc.org New Music: Yuck, Electronic Music Pioneer Roedelius, Chastity Belt And More New Music: Sebadoh, Moderat, Typhoon, The Civil Wars And More http://krcc.org/post/new-music-sebadoh-moderat-typhoon-civil-wars-and-more On this week's episode of <em>All Songs Considered</em>: Hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton offer up huge premieres, including a preview of '90s lo-fi rock pioneer <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/92513805/sebadoh">Sebadoh</a>'s first new album in 14 years. There's also new music from folk duo <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/137227339/the-civil-wars">The Civil Wars</a>, which finished its new album just before going on hiatus, and pianist singer Lucy Schwartz. Tue, 23 Jul 2013 20:14:00 +0000 editor 6069 at http://krcc.org New Music: Sebadoh, Moderat, Typhoon, The Civil Wars And More New Music: Beck, Okkervil River, Goldfrapp, More http://krcc.org/post/new-music-beck-okkervil-river-goldfrapp-more This week on <em>All Songs Considered, </em>Bob's so sure Robin will love a new song by the Australian rock band Pond that he lays down five dollars on the table. Then another challenge: Can Bob identify the collaborator on the new, mostly instrumental album by <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/16334660/arcade-fire" target="_blank">Arcade Fire</a> violinist Sara Neufeld? Can you? Plus: Who made the right choice? Tue, 16 Jul 2013 19:29:00 +0000 editor 5720 at http://krcc.org New Music: Beck, Okkervil River, Goldfrapp, More The '90s Are Back, Or Whatever... http://krcc.org/post/90s-are-back-or-whatever <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3mbBbFH9fAg</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hTWKbfoikeg</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i9wGEIrEDQY</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u5CVsCnxyXg</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T6QKqFPRZSA</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_m0bI82Rz_k</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cq3FlgXGTd0</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pyLTe_m7kpI</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bjROlQF-wpc</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E1fzJ_AYajA</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wrivjzw0RlI</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ainIBDO6a8E</p> Tue, 09 Jul 2013 16:03:00 +0000 editor 5337 at http://krcc.org The '90s Are Back, Or Whatever... New Music: Pixies, Volcano Choir, John Grant, More http://krcc.org/post/new-music-pixies-volcano-choir-john-grant-more This week on <em>All Songs Considered, </em><a href="https://twitter.com/allsongs" target="_blank">Bob Boilen</a> teams up with NPR Music's <a href="https://twitter.com/idislikestephen" target="_blank">Stephen Thompson</a> to deliver a healthy dose of new music. Wed, 03 Jul 2013 14:34:00 +0000 editor 5048 at http://krcc.org New Music: Pixies, Volcano Choir, John Grant, More New Music: Sigur Rós, Zola Jesus, Jon Hopkins, Ebony Bones, More http://krcc.org/post/new-music-sigur-r-s-zola-jesus-jon-hopkins-ebony-bones-more On this week's episode of <em>All Songs Considered</em>, co-hosts <a href="https://twitter.com/allsongs" target="_blank">Bob Boilen</a> and <a href="https://twitter.com/nprobin" target="_blank">Robin Hilton</a> split right down the middle when it comes to bringing the noise. Tue, 25 Jun 2013 18:06:00 +0000 editor 4659 at http://krcc.org New Music: Sigur Rós, Zola Jesus, Jon Hopkins, Ebony Bones, More Summer Music Preview: Kanye, Neko Case, No Age, More http://krcc.org/post/summer-music-preview-kanye-neko-case-no-age-more <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nA0RHjDN3e0</p> Wed, 19 Jun 2013 03:52:00 +0000 editor 4354 at http://krcc.org Summer Music Preview: Kanye, Neko Case, No Age, More Discussion: The Year In Music (So Far), 2013 http://krcc.org/post/discussion-year-music-so-far-2013 <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4nsKDJlpUbA</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dQMPU9Rk0Vs</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KyenU9KMGg4</p> Thu, 13 Jun 2013 14:03:00 +0000 editor 4080 at http://krcc.org Discussion: The Year In Music (So Far), 2013 New Music: Superchunk, John Vanderslice, Lily & Madeleine, More http://krcc.org/post/new-music-superchunk-john-vanderslice-lily-madeleine-more We're about to get deep into our "Best Of The Year (So Far)" coverage - and our annual summer music preview. But before we do, we've still got a lot of great music from the first half of 2013 to share. On this week's <em>All Songs Considered</em>, hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton play new releases from some beloved artists who made some amazing records in the '90s, then went on extended breaks. Tue, 04 Jun 2013 20:42:00 +0000 editor 3635 at http://krcc.org New Music: Superchunk, John Vanderslice, Lily & Madeleine, More New Music: Boards of Canada, A Sharon Van Etten-Shearwater Duet, Thundercat, More http://krcc.org/post/new-music-boards-canada-sharon-van-etten-shearwater-duet-thundercat-more Last month the Scottish electronic duo <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/16131385/boards-of-canada">Boards Of Canada</a> released a series of mysterious recordings of a voice reading a set of numbers. Clever fans soon realized that the numbers were a code that, once entered, in order, online, revealed a video announcing <em>Tomorrow's Harvest</em>, the group's first new album in eight years. Tue, 28 May 2013 17:33:00 +0000 editor 3293 at http://krcc.org New Music: Boards of Canada, A Sharon Van Etten-Shearwater Duet, Thundercat, More New Music: Mount Kimbie, Laura Mvula, Jagwar Ma, More http://krcc.org/post/new-music-mount-kimbie-laura-mvula-jagwar-ma-more This week on <em>All Songs Considered</em>, hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton offer up a musical sampler of many styles from around the world. Tue, 21 May 2013 17:41:00 +0000 editor 2878 at http://krcc.org New Music: Mount Kimbie, Laura Mvula, Jagwar Ma, More