New Mix: Bright Eyes, G-Side, Wire And More

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Bright Eyes frontman Conor Oberst (upper left), saxophonist Colin Stetson (upper right), G-Side duo (lower left), Julianna Barwick (bottom right)

After exploring folk- and country-flavored music on his last couple of albums, Bright Eyes frontman Conor Oberst returns to experimental rock and pop on the band's latest release, The People's Key. It's not due out until Feb. 15, but we've got a sneak preview on this week's episode of All Songs Considered. You can also hear why producer Robin Hilton thinks The People's Key is the best thing singer Conor Oberst has ever recorded.

Also on the program: the haunting harmonies of singer Julianna Barwick, Alabama hip-hop duo G-Side, the crazy sounds of avant -arde saxophone player Colin Stetson, rediscovered psychedelic rock from Zambia and new music from the veteran English post-punk band Wire.

New Mix: Bright Eyes, G-Side, And More

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Nat Geo

  • Artist: G-Side
  • Album: One... The Cohesive Album
  • Song: Nat Geo

Advisory: This song contains explicit language not suitable for all audiences.

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

 
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Evelop

  • Artist: Julianna Barwick
  • Album: The Magic Place
  • Song: Evelop

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

 
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Judges

  • Artist: Colin Stetson
  • Album: New History Of Warfare Vol. 2: Judges
  • Song: Judges

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

 
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Dark Sunrise

  • Artist: Rikki Ililonga and Musi-O-Tunya
  • Album: Dark Sunrise
  • Song: Dark Sunrise
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  • "Dark Sunrise"
  • Album: Dark Sunrise
  • Artist: Rikki Ililonga and Musi-O-Tunya
 
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Moreover

  • Artist: Wire
  • Album: Red Barked Tree
  • Song: Moreover
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  • "Moreover"
  • Album: Red Barked Tree
  • Artist: Wire
 
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Shell Games

  • Artist: Bright Eyes
  • Album: The People's Key
  • Song: Shell Games
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  • "Shell Games"
  • Album: The People's Key
  • Artist: Bright Eyes
  • Label: Saddle Creek
 

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