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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