George Harrison's Son, Dhani And Thenewno2, El-P, Lawrence Arabia, More

Clockwise from upper row: Thenewno2, Lawrence Arabia, The Do

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In 12 years of recording All Songs Considered, co-host Robin Hilton has never seen Bob Boilen boogie in the studio quite like he did while making this week's show. Listen and you'll hear why. We also find out which song Sean Rowe's "Horses" reminded Bob of on our summer music preview.

After a month of guest DJs, previews and other special shows, Bob and Robin are back with a good ol' fashioned mix of picks for this week's essential listening. Hear a new song from New Zealand's Lawrence Arabia and a cut from Robin's favorite new discovery, the French-Finnish duo, The Dø. Plus, an entrancing track by George Harrison's son Dhani Harrison and his band Thenewno2, and some melodic slide guitar in a new cut from the band Delicate Steve.

Finally, Bob and Robin discuss some of the surprises in the ongoing summer search for The Albums Everyone Can Love, and make confident predictions about how this week's poll will turn out.

New Mix: Delicate Steve, El-P, Lawrence Arabia And More

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Lawrence Arabia

  • Album: Sparrow
  • Song: Lick Your Wounds
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  • "Lick Your Wounds"
  • Album: Sparrow
  • Artist: Lawrence Arabia
  • Label: Bella Union
  • Released: 2012
 
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Thenewno2

  • Album: Thefearofmissingout
  • Song: Station (feat. Holly Marilyn)
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  • "Station (feat. Holly Marilyn)"
  • Album: Thefearofmissingout
  • Artist: Thenewno2
  • Label: Hot Records
  • Released: 2012
 
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Delicate Steve

  • Album: Positive Force
  • Song: Afria Talks To You
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  • "Afria Talks To You"
  • Album: Positive Force
  • Artist: Delicate Steve
  • Label: Luaka Bop
  • Released: 2012
 
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The Dø

  • Album: Both Ways Open Jaws Extended
  • Song: The Wicked & the Blind
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  • "The Wicked & the Blind"
  • Album: Both Ways Open Jaws Extended
  • Artist: The Dø
  • Label: Six Degrees
  • Released: 2011
 
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El-P

  • Album: Cancer4Cure
  • Song: For My Upstairs Neighbor (Mums the Word)

Advisory: This song contains adult language that is not suitable for all audiences.

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  • "For My Upstairs Neighbor (Mums the Word)"
  • Album: Cancer4Cure
  • Artist: El-P
  • Label: Fat Possum
  • Released: 2012
 
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Jaill

  • Album: Traps
  • Song: Madness
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  • "Madness"
  • Album: Traps
  • Artist: Jaill
  • Label: Sub Pop
  • Released: 2012
 
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Nick Drake

  • Album: Pink Moon
  • Song: Pink Moon
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  • "Pink Moon"
  • Album: Pink Moon
  • Artist: Nick Drake
  • Label: Island
  • Released: 2008
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The White Stripes

  • Album: White Blood Cells
  • Song: Dead Leaves and the Dirty Ground
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  • "Dead Leaves and the Dirty Ground"
  • Album: White Blood Cells
  • Artist: The White Stripes
  • Label: V2
  • Released: 2001
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