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Pearl Jam (top left), Missy Elliott (top right), the cover of Nirvana's Nevermind (bottom right), PJ Harvey (bottom left), Jeff Mangum of Neutral Milk Hotel (center).
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July 7, 2015 While Bob Boilen's out, Katie Presley and All Songs intern Julian Ring are replaying their favorite episodes of the podcast. Today: A look back at the '90s.
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January 29, 2014 In its latest video, the band finds itself fretting about the trappings of adulthood: fears about making enough money, learning valuable life lessons and caring for their children.
Sebadoh's new album, Defend Yourself, comes out Sept. 17.
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September 8, 2013 The band's first album since 1999 once again mixes unlikely sensibilities: miserablism made vital by gritty forcefulness, scabrousness harnessed in the pursuit of beauty. Even as singer Lou Barlow offers up clear-eyed postmortems of a wrecked marriage, Defend Yourself exudes the live-wire energy of musicians brought back from the brink.
Sebadoh hangs out in the KEXP parking lot before the band's studio session.
August 26, 2013 Lou Barlow and Jason Loewenstein released their first Sebadoh album in 14 years, Defend Yourself, in September 2013. They visited KEXP in Seattle to give fans a taste of the new material.
August 17, 2009 There's been a lot of speculation on the Internet in recent weeks about a new batch of songs from Radiohead. While the band hasn't released the EP fans were hoping for, it has put out two new singles. We've got the latest, called "These Are My Twisted Words." Also on this edition of All Songs Considered, early previews of some of the albums we're most looking forward to coming out this fall, including new music from Atlas Sound, Circulatory System and more.
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July 14, 2008 By the time Lou Barlow opens his mouth to sing, Sebadoh's 1993 single "Soul and Fire" has already conveyed a knotty bundle of conflicting emotions: They're all there in the aching, deliberately paced opening notes. From there, Barlow catalogs a relationship's combustible ingredients before announcing, "I think our love is coming to an end."
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