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New Mix: Vampire Weekend, Savages, Giant Drag, Eluvium And More

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Clockwise from upper left: Valeska Steiner and Sonja Glass of Boy, Matthew Cooper of Eluvium, Vampire Weekend, Annie Hardy of Giant Drag

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On this edition of All Songs Considered, hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton share some final discoveries from this year's South by Southwest music festival, including the British noise-rock group Savages and Valeska Steiner and Sonja Glass, the Swiss-German pop pair that records and performs as Boy.

Also on the show: A stellar new record from Vampire Weekend; a long-awaited return for the Annie Hardy-led rock group Giant Drag; the sweet sounds of Icelandic singer Olafur Arnalds and a new double-album of transporting ambient music from Eluvium.

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Savages

  • Song: "She Will"
  • From: Silence Yourself

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BOY

  • Song: Little Numbers
  • From: Mutual Friends
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Album
Mutual Friends
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BOY
Released
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Ólafur Arnalds

  • Song: Old Skin
  • From: For Now I Am Winter
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For Now I Am Winter
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Released
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Giant Drag

  • Song: Garbage Heart
  • From: Waking Up Is Hard To Do
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Vampire Weekend

  • Song: "Diane Young"
  • From: Modern Vampires of the City
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Eluvium

  • Song: Envenom Mettle
  • From: Nightmare Ending
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