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All Songs Considered

New Music: Yuck, Electronic Music Pioneer Roedelius, Chastity Belt And More

Host Bob Boilen is on a Newport Folk Festival high, but Robin Hilton is here to harsh Bob's mellow.

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Newport Folk Festival

Colin Meloy, Live In Concert

Watch members of The Decemberists — at the festival as Black Prairie — and Laura Veirs join Meloy on a version of "Yankee Bayonet."

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