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Clockwise from upper left: Patrick Watson, Oliver Schroer, Phantogram keyboardist Sarah Barthel, and Choir of Young Believers.

On this edition of All Songs Considered, host Bob Boilen shares some of his favorite discoveries from the College Media Journal Music Festival in New York. Hear live performances by Patrick Watson, The xx and Choir of Young Believers, plus new solo music from Strokes frontman Julian Casablancas, violinist Oliver Schroer, fast-rising hip-hop artist Kid Cudi and the phenomenal electro-rock duo Phantogram.

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CMJ Highlights, Strokes Frontman Julian Casablancas, Rapper Kid Cudi, More

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Fireweed

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Patrick Watson

  • Song: Fireweed
  • from Wooden Arms

 

This is a live recording of Patrick Watson performing "Fireweed" at the Mercury Lounge for the CMJ Music Festival. A studio version of the song is available on the album 'Wooden Arms.'

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Wooden Arms
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Wooden Arms
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Patrick Watson
Label
Secret City
Released
2009

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Islands

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The xx

  • Song: Islands
  • from XX

 

This is a live recording of The xx performing "Islands" at the Cutting Room, courtesy KEXP. A studio version of the song is available on the album 'XX.'

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XX
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XX
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The xx
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XL
Released
2009

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Action/Reaction

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Choir of Young Believers

  • Song: Action/Reaction
  • from This Is For The White In Your Eyes

 

This is a live recording of Choir of Young Believers performing "Action/Reaction" at the Cutting Room, courtesy KEXP. A studio version of the song is available on the album 'This Is For The White In Your Eyes.'

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This Is For The White In Your Eyes
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This Is For The White In Your Eyes
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Choir of Young Believers
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Tigerspring
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2008

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Mouthful Of Diamonds

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Phantogram

  • Song: Mouthful Of Diamonds
  • from Eyelid Movies

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Tears of Mary

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Oliver Schroer

  • Song: Tears of Mary
  • from Camino

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Camino
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Camino
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Oliver Schroer
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Borealis
Released
2006

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Pursuit of Happiness (Nightmare)

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Kid Cudi

  • Song: Pursuit of Happiness (Nightmare)
  • from Man on the Moon: The End of Day

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Man on the Moon: The End of Day
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Man on the Moon: The End of Day
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Kid Cudi
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Universal Motown Records
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2009

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Out of the Blue

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Julian Casablancas

  • Song: Out of the Blue
  • from Phrazes for the Young

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Phrazes for the Young
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Phrazes for the Young
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Julian Casablancas
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RCA
Released
2009

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