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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

hide captionClockwise 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


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

Purchase Featured Music

  • "Run To Your Mama"
  • Album: World Music
  • Artist: Goat
  • Label: Rocket Records
Cover for Sub Verses


  • Album: Sub Verses
  • Song: Sand Talk

Purchase Featured Music

  • "Sand Talk"
  • Album: Sub Verses
  • Artist: Akron/Family
  • Label: Dead Oceans Records
  • Released: 2013
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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