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Top: Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney of the Black Keys; bottom left: cover for the new Stars album; bottom right: Laura Berhenn of the Mynabirds. hide caption

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Top: Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney of the Black Keys; bottom left: cover for the new Stars album; bottom right: Laura Berhenn of the Mynabirds.

At long last, winter is over, spring is here and a whole new batch of amazing music is heading our way. On this edition of All Songs Considered, we've got special sneak previews of some of the most anticipated albums of the coming months, including new releases from The National, Stars, The Black Keys, Josh Ritter, The New Pornographers and more. Join host Bob Boilen as he chats with Monitor Mix blogger Carrie Brownstein, producer Robin Hilton and NPR Music editor Stephen Thompson about the albums and artists they're most excited about.

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Tighten Up
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Black Keys

  • Song: Tighten Up
  • from Brothers
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Two Two
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Subtle Turnhips

  • Song: Two Two
  • from Terd
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Fixed
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Stars

  • Song: Fixed
  • from The Five Ghosts
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Rattling Locks
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Josh Ritter

  • Song: Rattling Locks
  • from So Runs the World Away

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So Runs the World Away
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Josh Ritter
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Pytheas
Released
2010

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Give It Time
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The Mynabirds

  • Song: Give It Time
  • from What We Lose In the Fire We Gain In the Flood

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What We Lose In the Fire We Gain In the Flood
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What We Lose In the Fire We Gain In the Flood
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The Mynabirds
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Saddle Creek Records
Released
2010

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You're Known To Wander
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The Fresh & Onlys

  • Song: You're Known To Wander
  • from August In My Mind
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Bloodbuzz Ohio
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The National

  • Song: Bloodbuzz Ohio
  • from High Violet

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High Violet
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The National
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4AD
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2010

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Holy Rain
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Linfinity

  • Song: Holy Rain
  • from Martian's Bloom

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Linfinity
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American Myth
Released
2010

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I Saw The Dead
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Villagers

  • Song: I Saw The Dead
  • from Becoming a Jackal

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Becoming a Jackal
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Villagers
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Domino
Released
2010

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Oh, the Divorces!
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Tracey Thorn

  • Song: Oh, the Divorces!
  • from Love and Its Opposite

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Love and Its Opposite
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Merge
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2010

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Quakes
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Flying Lotus

  • Song: Quakes
  • from Cosmogramma

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Cosmogramma
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Flying Lotus
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Warp
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2010

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Only an Expert
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Laurie Anderson

  • Song: Only an Expert
  • from Homeland
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Cloudy Shoes
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Damien Jurado

  • Song: Cloudy Shoes
  • from Saint Bartlett
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Summer of Panic
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Hanoi Janes

  • Song: Summer of Panic
  • from Year of Panic

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Year of Panic
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Hanoi Janes
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Captured Tracks
Released
2010

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Thistled Spring
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Horse Feathers

  • Song: Thistled Spring
  • from Thistled Spring

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Thistled Spring
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Horse Feathers
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Kill Rock Stars
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2010

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Bruised Orange (Chain of Sorrow)
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Justin Vernon

  • Song: Bruised Orange (Chain of Sorrow)
  • from Broken Hearts And Dirty Windows: The Songs Of John Prine
  • by Justin Vernon (Various)
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The Gaudy Side of Town
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Gayngs

  • Song: The Gaudy Side of Town
  • from Relayted

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Jagjaguwar
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2010

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Restless
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Reading Rainbow

  • Song: Restless
  • from Prism Eyes

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