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New Music From The Polyphonic Spree, Jon Hopkins, Eleanor Friedberger, More

Clockwise from upper left: Goat, Eleanor Friedberger, The Polyphonic Spree

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This week, All Songs Considered goes big with massive, heart-thumping new music from the gloriously exuberant, sprawling pop group The Polyphonic Spree, and the brilliantly experimental folk-rock band Akron Family. We also check out a gritty album from a Swedish group known as Goat, whose music is part prog-rock, part Afro-pop and undeniably awesome.

Also on the show: New solo music from Eleanor Friedberger, formerly half of the duo Fiery Furnaces and electronic music genius Jon Hopkins. Plus, the deep-bass grooves of Until The Ribbon Breaks, a band with a song inspired by the surreal imagery of David Lynch's 1997 film Lost Highway.

Songs Featured On This Episode

Cover for Yes, It's True

The Polyphonic Spree

  • Album: Yes, It's True
  • Song: You Don't Know Me
Cover for World Music

Goat

  • Album: World Music
  • Song: Run To Your Mama

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Song
Run To Your Mama
Album
World Music
Artist
Goat
Label
Rocket Records

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Akron/Family

  • Album: Sub Verses
  • Song: Sand Talk

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Song
Sand Talk
Album
Sub Verses
Artist
Akron/Family
Label
Dead Oceans Records
Released
2013

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Cover for Personal Record

Eleanor Friedberger

  • Album: Personal Record
  • Song: Stare At the Sun
Cover for Immunity

Jon Hopkins

  • Album: Immunity
  • Song: Open Eye Signal
Cover for Pressure

Until The Ribbon Breaks

  • Album: Pressure
  • Song: Pressure

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