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New Music From The Knife, Four Tet And (Oh Yeah) My Bloody Valentine

Clockwise from upper left: Early photo of My Bloody Valentine, Grouper, The Knife, Ballake Sissoko.

Clockwise from upper left: Early photo of My Bloody Valentine, Grouper, The Knife, Ballake Sissoko. Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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We had this show all wrapped up last Friday. It was totally in the can! Then My Bloody Valentine dropped its highly anticipated new album over the weekend and threw our previously recorded show into total chaos! But hey, it was worth it. We (and all the other My Bloody Valentine fans out there) have been waiting more than 20 years for this! Hear a new cut from the album and tell us what you think in the comments section.

Also on this week's episode: Bob and Robin contemplate their own mortality while sharing some of the great music they've been listening to, including Youth Lagoon's upcoming release, Wondrous Bughouse; a jubilant premiere from Cloud Cult; a dreamy sample from storyteller Grouper; the gorgeous instrumentals of Malian musician Ballaké Sissoko; and a track from another much-anticipated album, courtesy of Swedish electronica giants, The Knife. Plus NPR Music's Sami Yenigun stops by to share a brand new track from "KH," otherwise known as electronica heavyweight Four Tet.

Artists Featured On The Show

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My Bloody Valentine

  • Album: m b v
  • Song: She Found Now
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Youth Lagoon

  • Album: Wondrous Bughouse
  • Song: Dropla

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Song
Dropla
Album
Wondrous Bughouse
Artist
Youth Lagoon
Label
Fat Possum
Released
2013

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Grouper

  • Album: The Man Who Died In His Boat
  • Song: Vital

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Song
Vital
Album
The Man Who Died In His Boat
Artist
Grouper
Released
2013

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Cloud Cult

  • Album: Love
  • Song: Complicated Creation

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Song
Complicated Creation
Album
Love
Artist
Cloud Cult
Label
Earthology Records
Released
2013

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Ballaké Sissoko

  • Album: At Peace
  • Song: Maimouna

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Song
Maimouna
Album
At Peace
Artist
Ballaké Sissoko

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KH (Four Tet)

  • Album: TEXT022
  • Song: TEXT022
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The Knife

  • Album: Shaking The Habitual
  • Song: "Full Of Fire"

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Song
"Full Of Fire"
Album
Shaking The Habitual
Artist
The Knife
Label
Mute
Released
2013

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