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.)

NPR Music picks the best new albums out this week, including new releases by Olivia Rodrigo, Allison Russell, Audrey Nuna and more.
1\. Sleater-Kinney: "Worry With You," from _Path of Wellness_ 2\. Billie Marten: "Human Replacement," from _Flora Fauna_ 3\. Sleepersound: "Silence Otherwise," from _Idle Voices_ 4\. Green-House: "Peace Piece," from _SC25_ 5\. Lowland Hum: "In Your Eyes," from _So Low_ 6\. Briars of North America: "Sala," from _Supermoon_
NPR Music's picks for the best albums out on May 14 include Jorja Smith's _Be Right Back_ , St. Vincent's homage to early '70s rock, a staggering new project from saxophonist Shabaka Hutchings and more. Featured Albums: 1\. Jorja Smith — Be Right Back Featured Song: "Digging" 2\. St. Vincent …
We brought together all six Tiny Desk Contest winners for some music and conversation. Hear the songs that earned them a ticket to the Tiny Desk, plus their advice for entering the Contest.
_All Songs Considered_ host Bob Boilen shares his favorite new tracks of the week, including "the most fun song" Torres has ever written, the latest from Laura Marling's project called LUMP and more. 1\. Torres: "Don't Go Puttin Wishes in My Head," from _Thirstier_ 2\. LUMP: "Animal (feat. Laura Marling …
WNXP's Jewly Hight shares a conversation with electronic dance artist Dawn Richard and her mom Debbie.
NPR Music's picks for the best albums out this week include the intricately detailed pop of Dodie, a posthumous release from legendary drummer Tony Allen, a mind-blower from Daniel Bachman and more. Featured Albums: 1\. Dodie — Build A Problem Featured Song: "Special Girl" 2\. L'Orange & Namir Blade — …
Pom Pom Squad, Flock of Dimes, Zao, Rita Payés and Toumani Diabaté released the best music of April. Plus, we're reminded why we love ILOVEMAKONNEN.
NPR Music's picks for the best albums out this week include girl in red's long-awaited debut, the Flying Lotus soundtrack for _Yasuke_ and more. Featured Albums: 1\. girl in red — If I Could Make It Go Quiet Featured Song: "Serotonin" 2\. Dawn Richard — Second Line Featured Song: "Bussifame" …
_All Songs Considered_ host Bob Boilen shares his favorite new tracks of the week, including the calming sounds of Ballaké Sissoko, the plainspoken wisdom of singer Faye Webster and more. Featured Songs: 1\. No-No Boy: "The Best God Damn Band in Wyoming," from _1975_ 2\. Faye Webster: "Cheers," from _I …
NPR Music's shortlist for the best albums out on April 23 includes Nashville singer and rapper Houston Kendrick's technicolor pop, Malian Kora player Toumani Diabaté, Dinosaur Jr. and more. 1\. Houston Kendrick — Small Infinity Featured Song: "Ugly Vybes" 2\. Hannah Jadagu — What Is Going On? Featured Song: "Sundown" …
_All Songs Considered_ host Bob Boilen shares his favorite new tunes of the week including a "Hot and Heavy" track from Lucy Dacus, and Beatles producer George Martin's little-known side project, Ray Cathode. 1\. Lucy Dacus: "Hot & Heavy," from _Home Video_ 2\. Uwade: "The Man Who Sees Tomorrow" (Single) …
NPR Music's picks for the best albums out on April 16 include the latest from UK rapper AJ Tracey, Norah Jones' first ever live album, a feast of wonders from Son Lux and more.
_All Songs Considered_ host Bob Boilen shares his favorite new songs of the week including an ambient track from Sufjan Stevens, solo work from Phish's Page McConnell, Squirrell Flower and more. 1\. Charlotte Jacobs: "Where You Want Me To," from _The Shape of Wandering EP _ 2\. Damien Jurado: "Tom," …
A deeply personal and revealing record from Brockhampton, Dutch artist Benny Sings, breakout rapper Lakeyah, the Vijay Iyer Trio and more make NPR Music's picks for the best albums out on Apr. 9. Featured Albums: 1\. Benny Sings — Music Featured Song: "Nobody's Fault" 2\. Brockhampton — Roadrunner: New Light, …
_All Songs Considered_ host Bob Boilen shares his favorite songs of the week, including a Leonard Cohen cover from First Aid Kit, reflections on the comforts of home from Rhiannon Giddens and more. 1\. Bachelor, (Jay Som & Palehound): "Stay in the Car," from _Doomin' Sun_ 2\. Wallice: "Hey Michael," …
NPR Music picks the best new albums out this week, including new albums by Leslie Jordan, Flock of Dimes, Godspeed You! Black Emperor and more.
We indulged R&B; pleasures with Joyce Wrice, dreamed of summer with Hirsch, and discovered cosmic secrets via Floating Points & Pharoah Sanders.
The singer and fiddler shares the stories and inspiration behind her sweetly affecting record, _Under The Pepper Tree_ in this conversation with _All Songs Considered_ host Bob Boilen.
NPR Music's picks for the best albums out on Mar. 26 include the relentlessly infectious songs of AJR, Israeli rapper and singer Noga Erez, Tune-Yards, jazz legend Dr. Lonnie Smith and more. Featured Albums: 1\. AJR — OK ORCHESTRA Featured Song: "Joe" 2\. Noga Erez — KIDS Featured Song: "End …