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Clockwise from top: Belle And Sebastian, Grouper, Bo Ningen, The Velvet Underground
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October 28, 2014 On this week's All Songs Considered, we share dance music from Belle & Sebastian and unreleased Velvet Underground, plus Bob Boilen discusses new discoveries from this year's CMJ Music Marathon.
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Top row, left to right: Laura Marling, Lorde, Mike Milosh of Rhye; middle row: Ty Segall, James Blake, Valerie June; bottom row: Khaela Maricich and Melissa Dyne of The Blow, Earl Sweatshirt, Lou Reed.
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December 4, 2013 Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton are joined by Ann Powers and Stephen Thompson for a special edition of All Songs Considered that brings together the themes of the year, the albums that won us over and the musicians we lost in 2013.
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Christian Niccum and Dan Joye at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, Canada.
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July 1, 2012 Olympic athlete Christian Niccum says a song from the band's 1967 debut put him in a trance-like state — and helped him conquer the world's toughest luge track.
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April 6, 2011 Finding music for a weekend night is usually about finding a song that rocks, but not too hard. Picking music for a Sunday morning — now, that's tricky. What's your Sunday morning music?
June 23, 2010 In our recurring series the latest All Songs Intern, Lindsay Sanchez, reviews the groundbreaking album.
March 20, 2009 Japan has long been a cratedigger's paradise, with an inexhaustible supply of esoteric treasures, but keen dealers now hawk their wares on eBay. Despite the dwindling amount of rare vinyl to be found in Japanese record stores, record collector Egon still manages to return home with some gems.
Lou Reed of the Velvet Underground.
November 12, 2000 Critics have marveled at how the influence of 'The Velvet Underground and Nico' from 1967 is so remarkably out of proportion with its sales figures.
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