New Music From Leonard Cohen, Lower Dens, Lambchop, And More

Clockwise from bottom left: Gotye, White Rabbits, Jana Hunter from Lower Dens, Leonard Cohen.

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To celebrate the return of producer and co-host Robin Hilton, this week's All Songs Considered is the first proper episode of all-new music this year. On this episode, three guys who have never had trouble cranking out songs — Leonard Cohen, The Magnetic Fields' Stephin Merritt and Lambchop's Kurt Wagner — unveil cuts from their new albums. Also: a sneak preview from Lower Dens, an under-the-radar band from Baltimore that's also readying a new release.

New Music From Lower Dens, Magnetic Fields, Lambchop, And More

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The Magnetic Fields

  • Album: Love at the Bottom of the Sea
  • Song: Andrew In Drag

Learn more about this release at Merge Records.

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Gotye

  • Album: Making Mirrors
  • Song: Easy Way Out

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Easy Way Out
Album
Making Mirrors
Artist
Gotye
Label
Republic
Released
2011

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White Rabbits

  • Album: Milk Famous
  • Song: Heavy Metal

Learn more about this release at TBD Records.

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Song
Heavy Metal
Album
Milk Famous
Artist
White Rabbits
Label
TBD Records
Released
2012

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Lambchop

  • Album: Mr. M
  • Song: Gone Tomorrow

Learn more about this release at Merge Records.

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Song
Gone Tomorrow
Album
Mr. M
Artist
Lambchop
Label
Merge
Released
2012

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Leonard Cohen

  • Album: Old Ideas
  • Song: Going Home

This is also available for pre-order from i-Tunes.

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Song
Going Home
Album
Old Ideas
Artist
Leonard Cohen
Label
Sony
Released
2012

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Porcelain Raft

  • Album: Strange Weekend
  • Song: Drifting In and Out

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Song
Drifting In and Out
Album
Strange Weekend
Artist
Porcelain Raft
Label
Secretly Canadian
Released
2012

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Lost In The Trees

  • Album: A Church That Fits Our Needs
  • Song: Red

Learn more about this release at Anti- Records.

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Lower Dens

  • Album: Nootropics
  • Song: Brains

Learn more about this release at Lower Dens' website.

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