Fall Music Preview

Atlas Sound's Bradford Cox (clockwise from upper left), Bjork, Los Campesinos!

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Summer's almost over, but if this year's warm-weather months weren't everything you hoped they'd be, there's one heck of a consolation prize around the corner: loads and loads of great new music.

This week on All Songs Considered, NPR Music's Song of the Day editor Stephen Thompson and The Record critic Ann Powers join hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton to talk about some of the releases they're most looking forward to coming out this fall. That includes a new multimedia "app" album from Bjork, Feist's long-awaited follow-up to 2007's The Reminder and a sophomore effort from Real Estate. Also on the program: The prolific drone-rock artist Atlas Sound is back with more new music, veteran English folksinger June Tabor reunites with The Oyster Band, and Swedish story-song artist Jens Lekman spins a fantastic new tale. Plus, hear new discoveries from Gem Club, Gringo Star, Gauntlet Hair and more.

2011 Fall Music Preview

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Shadow

  • Artist: Gringo Star
  • Album: Count Yer Lucky Stars

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Shadow
Album
Count Yer Lucky Stars
Artist
Gringo Star
Label
Gigantic
Released
2011

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By Your Hand

  • Artist: Los Campesinos!
  • Album: Hello Sadness

Learn more about this release at Los Campesinos!' website.

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Chair

  • Artist: Big Deal
  • Album: Lights Out

Learn more about this release at Big Deal's website.

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Bonny Bunch of Roses

  • Artist: June Tabor & Oysterband
  • Album: Ragged Kingdom

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Bonny Bunch of Roses
Album
Ragged Kingdom
Artist
June Tabor & Oysterband
Label
Topic
Released
2011

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Twins

  • Artist: Gem Club
  • Album: Breakers

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Twins
Album
Breakers
Artist
Gem Club
Label
Hardly Art
Released
2011

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Video Games

  • Artist: Lana Del Rey
  • Album: Video Games

Learn more about this release at Stranger Records.

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Terra Incognita

  • Artist: Atlas Sound
  • Album: Parallax
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My Day

  • Artist: Cosmo Jarvis
  • Album: Is The World Strange Or Am I Strange?

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My Day
Album
Is The World Strange Or Am I Strange?
Artist
Cosmo Jarvis
Label
25th Frame
Released
2011

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An Argment with Myself

  • Artist: Jens Lekman
  • Album: An Argument with Myself

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An Argment with Myself
Album
An Argument with Myself
Artist
Jens Lekman
Label
Secretly Canadian
Released
2011

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Keep Time

  • Artist: Gauntlet Hair
  • Album: Gauntlet Hair

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Keep Time
Album
Gauntlet Hair
Artist
Gauntlet Hair
Label
Dead Oceans
Released
2011

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Night or Day

  • Artist: Cubic Zirconia
  • Album: Follow Your Heart

Learn more about this release at Fool's Gold Records.

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Replicate

  • Artist: Fanfarlo
  • Album: Replicate

Learn more about this release at Fanfarlo's website.

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How Come You Never Go There

  • Artist: Feist
  • Album: Metals

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How Come You Never Go There
Album
Metals
Artist
Feist
Label
Interscope
Released
2011

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