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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  • "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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  • "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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  • "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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  • "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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