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New music from The White Stripes; Sultry singer Leslie Feist; Brazilian musician Celso Fonseca; A sneak preview of new Sufjan Stevens; Live in concert with The Magnetic Fields; Thumb piano amped up by Konono No.1; Zimbabwean singer Oliver Mtukudzi; British digi-pop from Electrelane; South London punk rockers Bloc Party; A new EP from Secret Machines.

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Feist, The Magnetic Fields, Bloc Party

Get Behind Me Satan
Forever for Her (Is Over for Me)
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Forever for Her (Is Over for Me)

  • from Get Behind Me Satan
  • by The White Stripes

This is a follow-up to the Detroit rock group's critically-acclaimed 2003 release Elephant, which was featured on All Songs Considered's best of 2003.

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Let It Die
Mushaboom
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Mushaboom

  • from Let It Die
  • by Feist

Leslie Feist fronted the punk band Placebo in the late 1990s before a doctor told her she had over-strained her voice and needed to stop singing. She's since recovered and released this new CD under her own name.

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Rive Gauche Rio
O Rio Para Trás
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O Rio Para Trás

  • from Rive Gauche Rio
  • by Celso Fonseca

Brazilian artist Celso Fonseca was last featured on All Songs Considered episode 39. The singer and composer has worked with other Brazilian legends like Gilberto Gil and Caetano Veloso.

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Come On Feel the Illinoise
John Wayne Gacy, Jr.
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John Wayne Gacy, Jr.

  • from Illinois
  • by Sufjan Stevens

Before becoming a favorite among art pop fans, Sufjan Stevens was first featured on All Songs Considered's Open Mic. This CD, due out in July, is part of an ambitious series of albums Stevens is composing on all 50 U.S. states.

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Live at Carnegie Hall, from NPR.org
I Don't Believe You
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I Don't Believe You

  • from Live at Carnegie Hall, from NPR.org
  • by The Magnetic Fields

This is a cut from the band's recent performance at Carnegie Hall, as featured on NPR's Creators at Carnegie series.

Congotronics
Paradiso
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Paradiso

  • from Congotronics
  • by Konono No.1

Konono No. 1 was founded more than 25 years ago by Mingiedi, a virtuoso of the African thumb piano. The group performs on several thumb pianos, amplified like electric guitars. The band's rhythm section is made of pots, pans and old car parts.

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Nhava
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Ninipa

  • from Nhava
  • by Oliver "Tuku" Mtukudzi

One of Zimbabwe's most beloved artists, Oliver Mtukudzi was previously featured on All Songs Considered episode 20.

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Axes
Bells
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Bells

  • from Axes
  • by Electrelane

Electrelane is an all-woman, experimental, ambient pop group from Brighton, England. This the band's third full-length release.

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Silent Alarm
Price of Gasoline
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Price of Gasoline

  • from Silent Alarm
  • by Bloc Party

Bloc Party frontman Kele Okerere describes this album as "Technicolor," a tight collection of guitar rock songs with a big, energetic sound and clever hooks.

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