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Clockwise from upper left: Patrick Watson, Oliver Schroer, Phantogram keyboardist Sarah Barthel, and Choir of Young Believers.

On this edition of All Songs Considered, host Bob Boilen shares some of his favorite discoveries from the College Media Journal Music Festival in New York. Hear live performances by Patrick Watson, The xx and Choir of Young Believers, plus new solo music from Strokes frontman Julian Casablancas, violinist Oliver Schroer, fast-rising hip-hop artist Kid Cudi and the phenomenal electro-rock duo Phantogram.

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CMJ Highlights, Strokes Frontman Julian Casablancas, Rapper Kid Cudi, More

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Patrick Watson

  • Artist: Patrick Watson
  • Album: Wooden Arms
  • Song: Fireweed

 

This is a live recording of Patrick Watson performing "Fireweed" at the Mercury Lounge for the CMJ Music Festival. A studio version of the song is available on the album 'Wooden Arms.'

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Fireweed
Album
Wooden Arms
Artist
Patrick Watson
Label
Secret City
Released
2009

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The xx

  • Artist: The xx
  • Album: XX
  • Song: Islands

 

This is a live recording of The xx performing "Islands" at the Cutting Room, courtesy KEXP. A studio version of the song is available on the album 'XX.'

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Islands
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XX
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The xx
Label
XL
Released
2009

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Choir of Young Believers

  • Artist: Choir of Young Believers
  • Album: This Is For The White In Your Eyes
  • Song: Action/Reaction

 

This is a live recording of Choir of Young Believers performing "Action/Reaction" at the Cutting Room, courtesy KEXP. A studio version of the song is available on the album 'This Is For The White In Your Eyes.'

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Action/Reaction
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This Is For The White In Your Eyes
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Choir of Young Believers
Label
Tigerspring
Released
2008

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Phantogram

  • Artist: Phantogram
  • Album: Eyelid Movies
  • Song: Mouthful Of Diamonds

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Oliver Schroer

  • Artist: Oliver Schroer
  • Album: Camino
  • Song: Tears of Mary

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Tears of Mary
Album
Camino
Artist
Oliver Schroer
Label
Borealis
Released
2006

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Kid Cudi

  • Artist: Kid Cudi
  • Album: Man on the Moon: The End of Day
  • Song: Pursuit of Happiness (Nightmare)

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Pursuit of Happiness (Nightmare)
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Man on the Moon: The End of Day
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Kid Cudi
Label
Universal Motown Records
Released
2009

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Julian Casablancas

  • Artist: Julian Casablancas
  • Album: Phrazes for the Young
  • Song: Out of the Blue

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Out of the Blue
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Phrazes for the Young
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Julian Casablancas
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RCA
Released
2009

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