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Clockwise from upper left: Acid Pauli, Kendrick Lamar, Samuel Yirga, Kelan Philip Cohran, Waxahatchee, Pallbearer, Matthew Dear
Courtesy of the artists
November 27, 2012 We can only scratch the surface of all the great music out there in a given year. On this edition of All Songs Considered, hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton try to make up for lost ground with a look at some of the great records they missed, with some help from their colleagues.
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Matthew Dear (left) and The Sight Below are two of the artists on Ghostly International.
Matthew Dear, courtesy of Ghostly; The Sight Below, Bob Hansen/Ghostly
December 13, 2010 We'll Never Stop Living This Way is a compilation from the independent label Ghostly International. The album's 30 songs demonstrate the label's long history of blending rock and electronic music.
August 31, 2007 Matthew Dear's "Deserter" sounds like a gem plucked from a compilation of early-'80s European synth-pop. His emotionless voice serves Dear's chilly new-wave perfectly, just as the song serves as an ideal introduction to his new album's icy pop excellence.
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