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First Listen Bonanza: Superchunk, Robert Plant, More
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First Listen Bonanza: Superchunk, Robert Plant, More

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First Listen Bonanza: Superchunk, Robert Plant, More

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Superchunk (top left), Black Milk (top right), The Bad Plus (bottom left), Robert Plant (bottom right)

This week on NPR Music, we've got a whole bunch of full CDs to hear as part of our Exclusive First Listen series. The albums, including new music from The Walkmen, Blonde Redhead and Mavis Staples, won't be out for another week, but you can hear the full recordings streaming online. On this edition of All Songs Considered, we've got select highlights from the First Listen series, plus a look back at the recent All Tomorrow's Parties music festival. Host Bob Boilen attended the unusual gathering in New York and reports back on some of the bands he saw.

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First Listen Bonanza: Superchunk, Robert Plant, More

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Angel Dance
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Robert Plant

  • Song: Angel Dance
  • from Band Of Joy

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Band Of Joy
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Robert Plant
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Rounder/ UMGD
Released
2010

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Digging For Something
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Superchunk

  • Song: Digging For Something
  • from Majesty Shredding

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Majesty Shredding
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Majesty Shredding
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Superchunk
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Merge Records
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2010

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Centinela
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Bostich & Fussible

  • Song: Centinela
  • from Bulevar 2000

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Bulevar 2000
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Bostich & Fussible
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2010

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Warning (Keep Bouncing)
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Black Milk

  • Song: Warning (Keep Bouncing)
  • from Album of the Year

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Album of the Year
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Black Milk
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Fat Beats
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2010

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Never Stop
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The Bad Plus

  • Song: Never Stop
  • from Never Stop

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Never Stop
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The Bad Plus
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2010

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No Fun
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Iggy And The Stooges

  • Song: No Fun
  • from Live At All Tomorrow's Parties

Note: This concert recording includes an interview with All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen about the All Tomorrow's Parties music festival.

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