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Nickel Creek, Turtle Island String Quartet, Joy Division

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Nickel Creek, Turtle Island String Quartet, Joy Division

Nickel Creek, Turtle Island String Quartet, Joy Division

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Emergency music from Turtle Island; The haunting sounds of Railroad Earth; Former child prodigies Nickel Creek; Walking through fire with Mary Gauthier; Intellectual pop from Future Bible Heroes; The moody instrumentals of Lanterna; Remembering the tragic Joy Division.

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Nickel Creek, Turtle Island String Quartet, Joy Division

Turtle Island String Quartet

Benign

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Benign

  • from Turtle Island String Quartet
  • by Turtle Island String Quartet

When all else fails at All Things Considered, we've got the Turtle Island String Quartet to see us through. Watch to find out more.

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Bird in a House

Bird in a House

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Bird in a House

  • from Bird in a House
  • by Railroad Earth

One of All Songs Considered's great unknowns, Railroad Earth has a sound reminiscent of the Grateful Dead.

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This Side

The Smoothie Song

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The Smoothie Song

  • from This Side
  • by Nickel Creek

Though they've been playing together for more than a decade, the trio that make up this bluegrass trio are all in their early 20s.

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Filth and Fire

Walk Through the Fire

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Walk Through the Fire

  • from Filth & Fire
  • by Mary Gauthier

A former philsophy student and award-winning restaurant owner, Mary Gauthier (pronounced go-shay) sings with the southern spirit of Lucinda Williams.

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Eternal Youth

Losing Your Affection

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Losing Your Affection

  • from Eternal Youth
  • by Future Bible Heroes

The Future Bible Heroes make music modeled after what singer/songwriter Stephen Merritt calls the last great period of popular music: the '80s.

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Sands

West Side Highway

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West Side Highway

  • from Sands
  • by Lanterna

Another All Songs Considered great unknown, Lanterna play moody guitar instrumentals.

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24 Hour Party People

Love Will Tear Us Apart

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Love Will Tear Us Apart

  • from 24 Hour Party People
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They never had a hit on the charts, they never toured the US and they only released two albums, but the Joy Division remain one of the most influential bands of the past 25 years.

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