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Andrew Bird's ninth album, Are You Serious, comes out April 1 on Loma Vista. Rueben Cox/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Mix: Santigold, Macklemore, PJ Harvey, Iggy Pop, More

In this week's mix, hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton showcase a number of artists who reflect on their past to make powerful new music.

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Our Top Discoveries At globalFEST 2016

Highlights from New York's one-night festival of global sounds included music from Haiti's dance-clubs, Ukrainian experimental theater and Mexican cabarets.

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The artwork for VHO–L's Deeper Than Sky perfectly illustrates the shredded cosmos the album explores. Brandon Duncan/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Bob and Robin take a Dickensian journey in this year's holiday music special, with visits from some old friends, including Carrie Brownstein, Dan Auerbach, Aimee Mann and Ted Leo, Ben Folds and more. Mito Habe-Evans hide caption

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All Songs +1: David Bowie Fulfills His Jazz Dream

Saxophonist Donny McCaslin and longtime David Bowie producer Tony Visconti talk Blackstar and Bowie's deep dive into jazz.

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Poll Results: Listeners Pick Their Favorite Albums Of 2015

You voted! We counted! Here are the results of our 2015 Listener Poll for the year's best albums.

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All Songs +1: What Does It Mean To Be A Rock Star?

Professor, producer and drummer Martin Atkins wants to know what it takes to be a rock star in this ever-changing world.

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Adele Madness

As Adele's 25, finally arrives, we take a look back at the week when anticipation for her third album — which may debut to record-breaking sales — peaked with a mobbed concert in New York.

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Show Takeover: The Milk Carton Kids

The Milk Carton Kids, Kenneth Pattengale and Joey Ryan, commandeer the mic and take over this week's show.

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The Martin Atkins Minute

All Songs +1: A Musician's Nightmare

This Halloween, there's nothing more terrifying than Martin Atkins' tale of music industry horror.

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New Music From Beach House, Chairlift, CMJ Discoveries And More

This week on All Songs Considered, we talk about discoveries from the CMJ Music Marathon and television commercials alike.

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