April 20, 2010 James Murphy is about to release what's rumored to be the last LCD Soundsystem album. Hear a preview cut from This Is Happening. Also on the show: the legendary "poet of the common man" Merle Haggard, the "string-metal" trio Judgement Day, the glittery pop of Radar Brothers, dance beats and sitars in Cornershop, and the Los Angeles-based Colombian music group Very Be Careful.
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May 22, 2008 The music of Mt. Wilson repeater sounds like it's about to swerve off a cliff. The songs lurch drunkenly into the night with rambling, off-kilter rhythms, glitchy digital textures and the occasional, dizzying slide guitar. The band says it sounds like "chimps smashing laptops for birthday cake." Whatever that means, it all makes for some delicious ear-candy on the band's self-titled debut album, out now on Eastern Fiction records.
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March 9, 2005 A new single from The Postal Service; The Pink Floyd-inspired Radar Brothers; Ambient electronica from Oregon's Eluvium; Misadventures with Andrew Morgan; Mediterranean music: Savina Yannatou; Dutch Javanese Russian Israeli Keren Ann; Remembering the music of Harold Arlen; Guitar wonder Michael Gulezian; The American music project Redbird.
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