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Noah Lennox, better known as Panda Bear, spun a playlist heavy with friends and contemporaries on this week's show. Brian DeRan/Photo courtesy of Force Field PR hide caption

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Noah Lennox, better known as Panda Bear, spun a playlist heavy with friends and contemporaries on this week's show.

Brian DeRan/Photo courtesy of Force Field PR

This week, All Songs Considered hands the reins to acclaimed experimental musician Noah Lennox, a.k.a. Panda Bear. Lennox made the trip down to NPR's Washington, D.C. headquarters while on a visit to his hometown of Baltimore. He sat down with host Bob Boilen to talk about his upcoming album Tomboy (out April 12).

Lennox began by naming some of the albums that grabbed his attention in his youth, Nirvana's Nevermind being a particular touchstone. But he quickly moved on to contemporary picks by musicians from his extended artistic circle, including Mississippi songwriter Dent May, reclusive electronic maestro Zomby and his own Animal Collective bandmate Avey Tare. He also chose a few cuts from Tomboy, as well as one by Spectrum, a sunny project helmed by the album's mix engineer Peter Kember.

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Breed

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Nirvana
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You Can Count On Me

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You Can Count On Me

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Paw Tracks
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Oliver Twist

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Down There
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2010

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Last Night At The Jetty

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How You Satisfy Me

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How You Satisfy Me

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Godzilla

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Slow Motion

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Eastover Wives

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Eastover Wives

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