Discoveries From The Pitchfork Music Festival : All Songs Considered On this episode of All Songs Considered, host Bob Boilen talks with freelance reporter Jacob Ganz about some of the music he discovered while at this year's Pitchfork Festival.
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Discoveries From The Pitchfork Music Festival

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Discoveries From The Pitchfork Music Festival

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Each summer, the Pitchfork Music Festival draws thousands of fans to Chicago to hear three day's worth of performances, by more than 40 bands. It's a mix of some of the best new and largely unknown, independent bands of the year. On this episode of All Songs Considered, host Bob Boilen talks with freelance reporter Jacob Ganz about some of the music Ganz discovered while covering this year's festival, which ended July 19

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Discoveries From The Pitchfork Music Festival

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Beg Waves

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Ponytail

  • Song: Beg Waves
  • from Ice Cream Spiritual!

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Ice Cream Spiritual!
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Ponytail
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We Are Free
Released
2008

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No Epiphany

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F'ed Up

  • Song: No Epiphany
  • from Chemistry of Common Life

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Chemistry of Common Life
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F'ed Up
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Matador
Released
2008

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Kim & Jessie

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M83

  • Song: Kim & Jessie
  • from Saturdays=Youth

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M83
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Mute
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2008

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Murph Is Being Unreasonable

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The Killer Whales

  • Song: Murph Is Being Unreasonable
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The Twist

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Frightened Rabbit

  • Song: The Twist
  • from Midnight Organ Fight

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Midnight Organ Fight
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Frightened Rabbit
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FTC
Released
2008

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Capilano Bridge

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DJ /rupture

  • Song: Capilano Bridge
  • from Uproot

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Uproot
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DJ /rupture
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Agriculture
Released
2008

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