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We Were So Turned On: A Tribute To David Bowie features a superb rendition of "Ashes To Ashes" by Warpaint.
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December 6, 2010 The most successful cover songs honor a classic, bring out an odd pairing or allow listeners to rethink an established staple. But they can also be incredibly fun.
March 30, 2009 Since the 2009 South by Southwest music festival and conference ended a week ago, we've spent much of our time back decompressing and making sense of everything we saw and heard. All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen, Monitor Mix blogger Carrie Brownstein, All Songs Considered producer Robin Hilton and Song of the Day editor Stephen Thompson discovered dozens of new bands, took in more concerts than most people see in a year, and came back with some new favorite artists. On this edition of All Songs Considered we wrap up our SXSW '09 coverage with a final look at some of the most memorable acts.
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October 5, 2005 New music from Paul McCartney; A revival for folk artist Vashti Bunyan; New Brit pop from Supergrass; The howl of Black Rebel Motorcycle Club; A lovely night with singer Richard Swift; Brothers and sisters: The Magic Numbers; Master sitar player Anoushka Shankar; Quirky, atmospheric pop from Laura Veirs; A new collection of songs by Iggy Pop.
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