New Mix: Tom Waits, Neutral Milk Hotel And More

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Clap Your Hands Say Yeah (top), Lisa Hannigan, James Blake, Jesse Sykes (middle row left to right), Neutral Milk Hotel (bottom).

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It's hard to believe how much new and unheard music from our favorite artists has emerged in just a few days. This past week, Neutral Milk Hotel broke a decade of silence with the announcement of a new box set, packed with never-before-heard recordings from the band's mid- to late-'90s heyday. Not to be outdone, its friends in The Olivia Tremor Control also unveiled their first new song in a decade.

Meanwhile, James Blake and Bon Iver, reigning kings of warbly falsetto, released a collaborative track. You can hear all of these cuts on this week's All Songs Considered, along with new music by Tom Waits, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Lisa Hannigan, Jesse Sykes and the Sweet Hearafter, and an unbelievably gorgeous collaboration between flamenco guitarist Pedro Soler and cellist Gaspar Claus.

New Mix: Neutral Milk Hotel, Olivia Tremor Control, More

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Oh Sister

  • Artist: Neutral Milk Hotel
  • Album: Ferris Wheel On Fire

Stream this track at Neutral Milk Hotel's website.

WARNING: This song contains explicit language.

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The Game You Play Is In Your Head, Parts I, II and III

  • Artist: Olivia Tremor Control
  • Album: The Game You Play Is In Your Head, Parts I, II and III

Learn more at Olivia Tremor Control's website.

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Home

  • Artist: Lisa Hannigan
  • Album: Passenger

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Home
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Passenger
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Lisa Hannigan
Label
ATO
Released
2011

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Insomnio Mineral (Rondeña)

  • Artist: Pedro Soler & Gaspar Claus
  • Album: Barlande

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Insomnio Mineral (Rondeña)
Album
Barlande
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Pedro Soler & Gaspar Claus
Label
InFiné
Released
2011

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Come To Mary

  • Artist: Jesse Sykes & the Sweet Hereafter
  • Album: Marble Son

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Come To Mary
Album
Marble Son
Artist
Jesse Sykes & the Sweet Hereafter
Label
Station Grey Records
Released
2011

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Same Mistake

  • Artist: Clap Your Hands Say Yeah
  • Album: Hysterical

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Same Mistake
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Hysterical
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Clap Your Hands Say Yeah
Label
CYHSY Inc.
Released
2011

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Bad As Me

  • Artist: Tom Waits
  • Album: Bad As Me

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Bad As Me
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Bad As Me
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Tom Waits
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ANTI
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2011

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Fall Creek Boys Choir

  • Artist: James Blake and Bon Iver
  • Album: Fall Creek Boys Choir

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