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Summer is here and with it comes a crush of great new music. On this edition of All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen chats with Monitor Mix blogger Carrie Brownstein, producer Robin Hilton and NPR Music editor Stephen Thompson about some of the upcoming albums they're most looking forward to, along with some great new discoveries. Hear previews from former Be Good Tanyas singer Frazey Ford, solo work from Radiohead drummer Phil Selway, M.I.A. and more.

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Born Free

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M.I.A.

  • Song: Born Free
  • from MAYA [Deluxe Version]

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MAYA [Deluxe Version]
Album
MAYA [Deluxe Version]
Artist
M.I.A.
Label
A1
Released
2010

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Too Young To Burn

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Sonny & the Sunsets

  • Song: Too Young To Burn
  • from Tomorrow Is Alright
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Rope and Summit

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Junip

  • Song: Rope and Summit
  • from Fields
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By Some Miracle

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Phil Selway

  • Song: By Some Miracle
  • from Familial
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Scissor Runner

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Jenny and Johnny

  • Song: Scissor Runner
  • from I'm Having Fun Now
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Boyfriend

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Best Coast

  • Song: Boyfriend
  • from Crazy For You

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Crazy For You
Album
Crazy For You
Artist
Best Coast
Label
Mexican Summer
Released
2010

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In Ruins

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Fol Chen

  • Song: In Ruins
  • from Part II: The New December

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Part II: The New December
Album
Part II: The New December
Artist
Fol Chen
Label
Asthmatic Kitty Records
Released
2010

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I Get Nervous

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Lower Dens

  • Song: I Get Nervous
  • from Twin-Hand Movement

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Twin-Hand Movement
Album
Twin-Hand Movement
Artist
Lower Dens
Label
Gnomonsong
Released
2010

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Gone To Earth

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Versus

  • Song: Gone To Earth
  • from On the Ones and Threes

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On the Ones and Threes
Album
On the Ones and Threes
Artist
Versus
Label
Merge
Released
2010

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Step Close Now

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Dolly Mixture

  • Song: Step Close Now
  • from Demonstration Tapes

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Demonstration Tapes
Album
Demonstration Tapes
Artist
Dolly Mixture
Label
Royal Mint
Released
1983

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Firecracker

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Frazey Ford

  • Song: Firecracker
  • from Obidiah

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Obidiah
Album
Obidiah
Artist
Frazey Ford
Label
Nettwerk
Released
2010

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Coquet Coquette

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Of Montreal

  • Song: Coquet Coquette
  • from False Priest

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False Priest
Album
False Priest
Artist
Of Montreal
Label
Polyvinyl
Released
2010

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