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New Music: Mount Kimbie, Laura Mvula, Jagwar Ma, More
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New Music: Mount Kimbie, Laura Mvula, Jagwar Ma, More

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New Music: Mount Kimbie, Laura Mvula, Jagwar Ma, More

New Music: Mount Kimbie, Laura Mvula, Jagwar Ma, More
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Clockwise from upper left: Mount Kimbie, Laura Mvula, Jagwar Ma, Leah Siegel of Firehorse

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This week on All Songs Considered, hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton offer up a musical sampler of many styles from around the world. There's an upbeat, atmospheric cut with amazing harmonies from the magnetic Laura Mvula, a voice you'll hear a lot more of this year; Firehorse's blazing combination of neo-soul, hip-hop and electronic beats; a heavy, hypnotic track from New York duo Small Multiples and some transfixing psych-pop from Jagwar Ma.

NPR Music's electronic music gurus Otis Hart and Sami Yenigun also stop by to share their picks for some of the best new songs with beats: Otis has a danceable cut by London duo Mount Kimbie and Sami Yenigun brings some instrumental ear candy from Archie Pelago.

Songs Featured On This Episode

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Firehorse

  • Song: Fool
  • from Pills From Strangers

Learn more about this release at Firehorse's Bandcamp.

Fool
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Small Multiples

  • Song: Know My Name

Learn more about this release at Small Multiples' Bandcamp.

Know My Name
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Mount Kimbie

  • Song: Made to Stray
  • from Cold Spring Fault Less Youth

Hear the entire album now at NPR's First Listen.

Made to Stray
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Cold Spring Fault Less Youth
Album
Cold Spring Fault Less Youth
Artist
Mount Kimbie
Label
Warp
Released
2013

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Archie Pelago

  • Song: Avocado Roller
  • from Sly Gazabo
Avocado Roller
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Sly Gazabo
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Sly Gazabo
Artist
Archie Pelago

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Laura Mvula

  • Song: "Green Garden"
  • from Sing To The Moon
"Green Garden"
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Sing To The Moon
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Sing To The Moon
Artist
Laura Mvula

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Jagwar Ma

  • Song: What Love
  • from Howlin
What Love
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