New Music From Danger Mouse And The Shins' James Mercer, Shout Out Louds, More

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Upper left: Cover art from The Local Natives album 'Gorilla Manor;' Top right: Freelance Whales; Bottom left: cover for Yeasayer; Bottom right: James Mercer and Danger Mouse team up for Broken Bells.

Danger Mouse has produced some of the most memorable music of the past decade, collaborating with the likes of Sparklehorse, Beck and The Black Keys. Now comes a new project with James Mercer, frontman for The Shins. Danger Mouse and Mercer are calling their venture Broken Bells. The duo's new, self-titled CD isn't out until March, but you can hear a sneak preview in this edition of All Songs Considered. Also on the program: new music from Yeasayer, the Swedish pop group Shout Out Louds, and some great discoveries from Freelance Whales and Local Natives. Also, we celebrate our 10th anniversary with a look back at our very first episode of All Songs Considered.

New Music From Danger Mouse And The Shins' James Mercer, Shout Out Louds, More

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Broken Bells

  • Artist: Broken Bells
  • Album: Broken Bells
  • Song: The High Road

This song is available for purchase through iTunes

 
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Local Natives

  • Artist: Local Natives
  • Album: Gorilla Manor
  • Song: World News
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  • "World News"
  • Album: Gorilla Manor
  • Artist: Local Natives
  • Label: Infectious Records Ltd. (Hong Kong)
  • Released: 2009
 
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Freelance Whales

  • Artist: Freelance Whales
  • Album: Weathervanes
  • Song: Generator 2nd Floor

For more on this album, visit the artist's Web site.

 
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Yeasayer

  • Artist: Yeasayer
  • Album: Odd Blood
  • Song: Ambling Alp
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  • "Ambling Alp"
  • Album: Odd Blood
  • Artist: Yeasayer
  • Label: Secretly Canadian
  • Released: 2010
 
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Shout Out Louds

  • Artist: Shout Out Louds
  • Album: Work
  • Song: Fall Hard
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  • "Fall Hard"
  • Album: Work
  • Artist: Shout Out Louds
  • Label: Merge Records
  • Released: 2010
 
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Gustavo Santaolalla

  • Artist: Gustavo Santaolalla
  • Album: Ronroco
  • Song: Gaucho
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  • "Gaucho"
  • Album: Ronroco
  • Artist: Gustavo Santaolalla
  • Label: Nonesuch
  • Released: 2010
 

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