New Mix: Childish Gambino, Symphonic Peter Gabriel, More

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Clockwise from top right: Childish Gambino, Youth Lagoon, Zola Jesus, Dum Dum Girls.

Clockwise from top right: Childish Gambino, Youth Lagoon, Zola Jesus, Dum Dum Girls.

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Donald Glover is almost as prolific a rapper as he is an actor and comedian — which makes his upcoming album more than your average celebrity crossover record. The star of NBC's Community has been releasing hip-hop albums online since 2008 under the alias Childish Gambino (which he picked from a website that generates Wu-Tang Clan member names). This week's All Songs has a cut from his first physical release, CAMP, due out in November.

Also on this episode: Sporting another comically referential name, Ringo Deathstarr offers slow, woozy guitar rock in the tradition of My Bloody Valentine. Plus, new discoveries from Dum Dum Girls, Megafaun, Zola Jesus and Youth Lagoon, as well as a live orchestral outing from Peter Gabriel.

New Mix: Megafaun, Dum Dum Girls, Childish Gambino, More

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Swirly

  • Artist: Ringo Deathstarr
  • Album: Sparkler
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  • "Swirly"
  • Album: Sparkler
  • Artist: Ringo Deathstarr
  • Label: Sonic Unyon Metal
  • Released: 2011
 
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Always Looking

  • Artist: Dum Dum Girls
  • Album: Only in Dreams
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  • "Always Looking"
  • Album: Only in Dreams
  • Artist: Dum Dum Girls
  • Label: Sub Pop
  • Released: 2011
 
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Vessel

  • Artist: Zola Jesus
  • Album: Conatus
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  • "Vessel"
  • Album: Conatus
  • Artist: Zola Jesus
  • Label: Sacred Bones
  • Released: 2011
 
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Get Right

  • Artist: Megafaun
  • Album: Megafaun
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  • "Get Right"
  • Album: Megafaun
  • Artist: Megafaun
  • Label: Hometapes
  • Released: 2011
 
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Montana

  • Artist: Youth Lagoon
  • Album: The Year of Hibernation
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  • "Montana"
  • Album: The Year of Hibernation
  • Artist: Youth Lagoon
  • Label: Fat Possum
  • Released: 2011
 
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Solsbury Hill

  • Artist: Peter Gabriel
  • Album: New Blood: Live in London
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  • "Solsbury Hill"
  • Album: New Blood: Live in London
  • Artist: Peter Gabriel
  • Label: Real World Prod Ltd.
  • Released: 2011
 

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