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A New Mix For The New Year: Panda Bear, The Go! Team, More
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A New Mix For The New Year: Panda Bear, The Go! Team, More

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A New Mix For The New Year: Panda Bear, The Go! Team, More

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Clockwise from upper left: Panda Bear, Jessica Pratt, cover art for Red Baraat, Ian Parton of The Go! Team

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In case you missed it, we took a rocket ride to outer space for the holidays. But this week we re-dock at the mother ship Earth to ring in the new year toting a new mix that includes premieres from The Go! Team and The Amazing, new music from Panda Bear's upcoming album, Jessica Pratt and more.

But first, our journey back home leads us through an unexpected wormhole that results in a time warp: As this week's show opens, we find ourselves back in the year 2000, standing before the very first episode of All Songs Considered, "a music show for your computer!"

That's right. This year we celebrate our 15th birthday at All Songs Considered. To mark the occasion, each week we'll look back at the past decade and a half and share some of our favorite memories and highlights. We'll also be asking you to share some of your favorite moments.

In the meantime, enjoy this week's mix and, as always, let us know what you think in the comments section.

Songs Featured On This Episode

Cover for The Scene Between
02The Scene Between
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    The Scene Between
    Album
    The Scene Between
    Artist
    The Go! Team
    Label
    Memphis Industries
    Released
    2015

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The Go! Team

  • Song: The Scene Between
  • from The Scene Between

The Go! Team has long staked its reputation on crazy-catchy combinations of cheerleader chants, funk guitars and samples. On its newest record and first in more than four years, the band focuses more on melody and traditional pop structures. The Scene Between is due out March 24.

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13Acid Wash
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    Acid Wash
    Album
    Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper
    Artist
    Panda Bear
    Label
    Domino
    Released
    2015

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Panda Bear

  • Song: Acid Wash
  • from Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper

Animal Collective member Noah Lennox returns with a solo Panda Bear album on Jan. 13 called Panda Bear Meets The Grim Reaper. As with his previous work, the record is wonderfully unpredictable, with lots of head-spinning soundscapes.

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Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper
Album
Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper
Artist
Panda Bear
Label
Domino
Released
2015

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08The Headless Boy
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    The Headless Boy
    Album
    Picture You
    Artist
    The Amazing
    Released
    1969

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The Amazing

  • Song: The Headless Boy
  • from Picture You

The Amazing is a group from Sweden that makes super-chill tunes perfect for late night drives or winter meditations (but not at the same time, please). The group's latest album, Picture You, is due out Feb. 17.

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01Horse Comanche
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    Horse Comanche
    Album
    The Horse Comanche
    Artist
    Chadwick Stokes
    Label
    Ruff Shod
    Released
    1969

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Chadwick Stokes

  • Song: Horse Comanche
  • from The Horse Comanche

Boston-based singer Chadwick Stokes makes sometimes-epic songs within songs that channel the unmistakable progressions and melodies of The Beatles. Stokes' new solo album, out Feb. 3, was produced by Iron and Wine's Sam Beam.

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The Horse Comanche
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The Horse Comanche
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Chadwick Stokes
Label
Ruff Shod

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08Back, Baby
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    Song
    Back, Baby
    Album
    On Your Own Love Again
    Artist
    Jessica Pratt
    Label
    Drag City
    Released
    2015

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Jessica Pratt

  • Song: Back, Baby
  • from On Your Own Love Again

Jessica Pratt has an incredibly distinctive and unforgettable voice. Her latest album is a collection of spare acoustic songs, with just her voice and guitar, composed in the spirit of traditional British folk.

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On Your Own Love Again
Album
On Your Own Love Again
Artist
Jessica Pratt
Label
Drag City
Released
2015

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08Bhangra Pirates
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    Bhangra Pirates
    Album
    Gaadi Of Truth
    Artist
    Red Baraat
    Label
    Sinj Records
    Released
    2015

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Red Baraat

  • Song: Bhangra Pirates
  • from Gaadi Of Truth

It's impossible to stand still while listening to the brass-powered music of Brooklyn's Red Baraat. The sprawling, groove-heavy group celebrates the world's diverse sounds and cultures on its latest album, Gaadi Of Truth, due out Jan. 20.

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Gaadi of Truth
Album
Gaadi of Truth
Artist
Red Baraat
Label
Sinj Records
Released
2015

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