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.)

Our shortlist for the best albums out this week includes Rex Orange County's _WHO CARES?_ , the immediately transfixing _Getaway_ from singer Orion Sun, the genre-hopping sounds of Jenny Hval and more. Featured Albums: 1\. Orion Sun — _Getaway_ Featured Tracks: "intro" and "without you" 2\. Rex Orange County — …
What record changed your life? NPR Music's Turning the Tables, which challenges sexism in the pop music canon, asked writers that question.
_All Songs Considered_ 's Bob Boilen shares his favorite new tracks of the week, including a collaboration between Mitski, David Byrne and Son Lux, the return of Regina Spektor and more. **Featured Tracks And Artists:** 1\. Son Lux, Mitski, David Byrne: "This Is A Life," from _Everything Everywhere All At …
NPR Music's picks for the best albums out this week include Belgian singer and rapper Stromae's first new music in nearly a decade, the blood-slowing sounds of The Weather Station and more. **Featured Albums:** 1\. Stromae — _Multitude_ Featured Tracks: "L'enfer," "Santé" and "Déclaration" 2\. Nilüfer Yanya — _Painless_ Featured …
What record changed your life? NPR Music's Turning the Tables, which challenges sexism in the pop music canon, asked writers that question.
February's best new music includes a double album by Big Thief, Raveena's ambitious sophomore effort, Pusha T's old-school polish, Joyce DiDonato's wordless wondering and caroline's calming, crazy quilt of sound. **Featured Tracks And Artists:** 1\. Big Thief — _Dragon New Warm Mountain I Believe in You_ Featured songs: "Spud Infinity" …
Robert Glasper returns this week with _Black Radio III_ , the latest in his ongoing fusion of jazz, rap, hip-hop and R&B.; Other notable albums this week include new ones from SASMI, EARTHGANG and more. Featured Albums: 1\. Robert Glasper — _Black Radio III _ Featured Tracks: "Why We Speak" …
_All Songs Considered_ 's Bob Boilen shares his favorite new tracks this week, including the "femmenoid" sounds of Sevdaliza, Tiny Desk contest winner Fantastic Negrito Porridge Radio and more. Featured Tracks And Artists: 1\. Porridge Radio: "Back To The Radio," From _Waterslide, Diving Board, Ladder To The Sky_ 2\. Sevdaliza: …
The week's best new music includes the deep grooves and heady soul of Khruangbin and Leon Bridges, an epic tale in sound from Beach House, the return of queer country pioneers Lavender Country and more. Featured Albums 1\. Khruangbin & Leon Bridges — _Texas Moon_ Featured songs: "B-Side" and "Doris" …
_All Songs Considered_ 's Bob Boilen and NPR Music editor Hazel Cills share their favorite new tracks of the week, including the soulful sounds of The Suffers, the frenetic electronica of Whatever The Weather and more. Featured Artists And Songs: 1\. Lady Dan: "Not In Love" (Single) 2\. Maria BC: …
NPR Music's picks for the week's best albums include Mary J. Blige's _Good Morning Gorgeous_ , the sonic wonders of alt-j, spiritual guidance from Raveena, a new solo record from Eddie Vedder and more. Featured Albums: 1\. Mary J. Blige — _Good Morning Gorgeous_ Featured Track: "On Top" 2\. alt-J …
In this special episode, our friends at the _It's Been A Minute_ podcast talk with musician and filmmaker Questlove about the recently released soundtrack to his 2001 documentary _Summer of Soul (...Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)_. Host Sam Sanders chats with Questlove about the long history of …
_All Songs Considered_ 's Bob Boilen shares his favorite new tracks of the week, including a collaboration between Madi Diaz and Waxahatchee, "Kissing Lessons" from Lucy Dacus and more. Featured Artist and Songs: 1\. Lucy Dacus: "Kissing Lessons" (Single) 2\. Madi Diaz w/ Waxahatchee: "Resentment (New Feelings Version)" (Single) 3\. …
NPR Music's picks for the best albums out this week include the final trap album from Atlanta rapper 2 Chainz, '80s-flavored pop from Mitski, Animal Collective's return to form and more. Featured Albums: 1\. 2 Chainz — _Dope Don't Sell Itself_ Featured tracks: "10 Bracelets" and "Million Dollars Worth Of …
In a career-spanning interview, the singer reflects on his decades-long life in music, from his earliest childhood memories to the artists who shaped his work and what his own songs have meant to others.
The _Summer of Soul_ soundtrack is finally here, along with a breathtaking debut from singer Amber Mark, a mind-bender from jazz saxophonist Immanuel Wilkins and more. Featured Albums: 1\. Various — _The Summer of Soul (...Or, When The Revolution Could Not Be Televised)_ Featured Song: "Don'tcha Hear Me Callin' to …
_All Songs Considered_ 's Bob Boilen and NPR Music editor Marissa Lorusso share their favorite new music of the week, including the latest from PUP and the curious and beautiful sounds of Isik Kural. Featured artists and tracks: 1\. PUP: "Robot Writes A Love Song," from _THE UNRAVELING OF PUPTHEBAND_ …
Emo rapper and singer iann dior, pianist Simone Dinnerstein, Americana singer- songwriter Aoife O'Donovan and more land on this week's shortlist for the best new releases out on Jan. 21. Featured Albums: 1\. iann dior — _on to better things_ Featured Songs: "V12" and "hopeless romantic" 2\. Che Noir — …
_All Songs Considered'_ s Bob Boilen shares his favorite new tracks, including one from _Hadestown_ creator Anaïs Mitchell, Frank Turner's dream-inspired ode to his late friend, Scott Hutchison and more. Featured Tracks And Artists: 1\. Frank Turner: "A Wave Across A Bay," from _FTHC_ 2\. Anaïs Mitchell: "On Your Way …
NPR Music's picks for the best albums out this week include FKA Twigs' _CAPRISONGS_ , _SICK!_ from Earl Sweatshirt, joyful singalongs from The Lumineers and more. Featured Albums: 1\. FKA Twigs — _CAPRISONGS_ Featured Songs: "papi bones" and "track girl interlude" 2\. Earl Sweatshirt — _SICK!_ Featured Song: "God Laughs" …