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New Mix: Vampire Weekend, Savages, Giant Drag, Eluvium And More

Clockwise from upper left: Valeska Steiner and Sonja Glass of Boy, Matthew Cooper of Eluvium, Vampire Weekend, Annie Hardy of Giant Drag

hide captionClockwise from upper left: Valeska Steiner and Sonja Glass of Boy, Matthew Cooper of Eluvium, Vampire Weekend, Annie Hardy of Giant Drag

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On this edition of All Songs Considered, hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton share some final discoveries from this year's South by Southwest music festival, including the British noise-rock group Savages and Valeska Steiner and Sonja Glass, the Swiss-German pop pair that records and performs as Boy.

Also on the show: A stellar new record from Vampire Weekend; a long-awaited return for the Annie Hardy-led rock group Giant Drag; the sweet sounds of Icelandic singer Olafur Arnalds and a new double-album of transporting ambient music from Eluvium.

Songs Featured On This Episode

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Savages

  • Album: Silence Yourself
  • Song: "She Will"

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Cover for Mutual Friends

BOY

  • Album: Mutual Friends
  • Song: Little Numbers
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  • "Little Numbers"
  • Album: Mutual Friends
  • Artist: BOY
  • Released: 2011
 
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Ólafur Arnalds

  • Album: For Now I Am Winter
  • Song: Old Skin
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  • "Old Skin"
  • Album: For Now I Am Winter
  • Artist: Ólafur Arnalds
  • Label: Mercury
  • Released: 2013
 
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Giant Drag

  • Album: Waking Up Is Hard To Do
  • Song: Garbage Heart
 
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Vampire Weekend

  • Album: Modern Vampires of the City
  • Song: "Diane Young"
 
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Eluvium

  • Album: Nightmare Ending
  • Song: Envenom Mettle
 

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