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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

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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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BOY

  • Album: Mutual Friends
  • Song: Little Numbers

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Song
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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Song
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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