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

  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    Embed <iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/132652486/132652535" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">
collage of artists featured on the show i
collage of artists featured on the show

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

tunya cover

Dark Sunrise

  • Artist: Rikki Ililonga and Musi-O-Tunya
  • Song: Dark Sunrise
  • From: Dark Sunrise
  • Add to Playlist
  • Embed
    Embed <iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/132652486/132652837" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">
  • Purchase Music

Purchase Featured Music

Song
Dark Sunrise
Album
Dark Sunrise
Artist
Rikki Ililonga and Musi-O-Tunya

Your purchase helps support NPR Programming. How?

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and Terms of Use. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.