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A Secret Atoms For Peace Track, Roxy Music As '20s Jazz, More

Clockwise from upper left: Bryan Ferry, Night Beds, Thom Yorke of Atoms For Peace, Ex-Cops, Unknown Mortal Orchestra

hide captionClockwise from upper left: Bryan Ferry, Night Beds, Thom Yorke of Atoms For Peace, Ex-Cops, Unknown Mortal Orchestra

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On this week's episode, hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton are back with their latest mix, including a hard-to-find track from Thom Yorke's latest project, Atoms For Peace. The song "What The Eyeballs Did," doesn't appear on the band's upcoming album, Amok. But if you do some digging on the group's website, you'll find a hidden link to download it.

Also on the show: Bob and Robin travel back in time to hear Bryan Ferry's Roxy Music re-imagined as '20s jazz instrumentals. Seriously. No singing. Just swingin' jazz instrumentals. Plus: A hazy, country-tinged track from Night Beds; the shape-shifting sounds of Unknown Mortal Orchestra; a special premiere from the band Caveman and the crazy-catchy debut album from Ex Cops.

Artists Featured On The Show

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Atoms For Peace

  • Album: What The Eyeballs Did (Single)
  • Song: What The Eyeballs Did

This song doesn't appear on the new Atoms For Peace album Amok. But you can download it from the band's website. (Just scroll through the site and click the "Arco" clock tower and you'll find it).

Hear Thom Yorke and the band talk about the new album.

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Night Beds

  • Album: Country Sleep
  • Song: Even If We Try

Watch Night Beds' unsettling video for the song "Even If We Try."


Purchase Featured Music

  • "Even If We Try"
  • Album: Country Sleep
  • Artist: Night Beds
  • Label: Dead Oceans
  • Released: 2013
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The Bryan Ferry Orchestra

  • Album: Jazz Age
  • Song: Do The Strand

Purchase Featured Music

  • "Do The Strand"
  • Album: Jazz Age
  • Artist: The Bryan Ferry Orchestra
  • Label: BMG Rights Management
  • Released: 2012
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Unknown Mortal Orchestra

  • Album: II
  • Song: One At A Time

You can hear the entire UMO album II in our First Listen series until Feb. 5, 2013.


Purchase Featured Music

  • "One At A Time"
  • Album: II
  • Artist: Unknown Mortal Orchestra
  • Label: Jagjaguwar
  • Released: 2013
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  • Album: Caveman
  • Song: In The City
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Ex Cops

  • Album: True Hallucinations
  • Song: James

Purchase Featured Music

  • "James"
  • Album: True Hallucinations
  • Artist: Ex Cops
  • Label: Fat Possum
  • Released: 2013



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