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Radiohead, The Mountain Goats, Lisa Germano

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Radiohead, The Mountain Goats, Lisa Germano

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Reggae versions of songs by Radiohead; Artful lo-fi rock from The Mountain Goats; Country lounge by Nashville's Lambchop; Political blues: World Saxophone Quartet; Mississippi dues from McHouston Baker; Rock paper scissors with Michael Brook; The otherworldly sound of Lisa Germano.

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Radiohead, The Mountain Goats, Lisa Germano

Radiodread

No Surprises

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No Surprises

  • from Radiodread
  • by Easy Star All Stars

The Easy Star All-Stars were first featured on All Songs Considered when they reproduced Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon as a reggae album. Here they take the music of Radiohead for the same spin.

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Get Lonely

Wild Sage

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Wild Sage

  • from Get Lonely
  • by The Mountain Goats

The Mountain Goats is the performance name for the prolific singer-songwriter John Darnielle from Claremont, Calif. His beautifully-crafted, lo-fi songs are literary, bittersweet and reflective.

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Damaged

Paperback Bible

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Paperback Bible

  • from Damaged
  • by Lambchop

Lambchop is one of the more unlikely bands to come from Nashville. Their sound is a gentle mix of country, lounge music and pop. They were previously featured on All Songs Considered episode 15.

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Political Blues

Spy On Me Blues

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Spy On Me Blues

  • from Political Blues
  • by World Saxophone Quartet

The World Saxophone Quartet is one of the finest jazz groups around. They celebrate their 30th anniversary this year with one of their best albums to date.

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Mississippi Delta Dues

Good Advice

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Good Advice

  • from Mississippi Delta Dues
  • by McHouston Baker

Cited by Rolling Stone as one of the 100 greatest living guitarists, Mickey (McHouston) Baker worked as a session musician before going solo. Baker is widely regarded one of the most important creative forces bridging rhythm and blues with rock.

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RockPaperScissors

Strange Procession

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Strange Procession

  • from RockPaperScissors
  • by Michael Brook

Michael Brook is a Canadian composer, inventor, producer and guitarist. He's known for his minimalist film scores, and for his work on albums by U2 and Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. His latest CD includes guest vocals from Lisa Germano, also featured on this episode.

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In The Maybe World

After Monday

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After Monday

  • from In the Maybe World
  • by Lisa Germano

Lisa Germano was the fiddler player on John Mellencamp's 1987 hit "Paper and Fire." As a solo artist, she turned to gloomy, introspective music. She was previously featured on All Songs Considered episode 38.

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