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Listen 'All Songs' Listeners Pick The Best Albums Of 2010

December 14, 2010 – All Songs Considered listeners cast thousands of votes for the year's best music. See their Top 25.


New Pornographers

Listen The New Pornographers On World Cafe WXPN

August 13, 2010 – The indie-rock supergroup performs well-crafted, orchestrated power pop from Together. WXPN


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Listen Listeners Pick 2010's Best Music (So Far)

June 29, 2010 – See the Top 20 albums of the year to date, as selected by NPR listeners.


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Listen The New Pornographers In Concert

June 23, 2010 – Hear the power-pop band recorded live in concert from Washington, D.C.


The New Pornographers

Read First Listen: The New Pornographers, 'Together'

April 25, 2010 – Hear the pop supergroup's infectious new album in its entirety.


Read Songs We Wish Were On 'Glee'

April 12, 2010 – We picked our own songs, singers and dance moves, but we want your Glee picks, too.

The Black Keys

Listen Spring Music Preview

April 6, 2010 – Hear sneak previews of new music from The Black Keys, New Pornographers, Stars and more.


Read Missing The Cut: More Important '00s Music

November 24, 2009 – See some of our favorite albums that didn't make the final 50 most important recordings list.

Read Songs For Speeding In Summertime

June 5, 2008 – Before playing these five tracks in the car, set the cruise control to something reasonably safe.

Listen The New Pornographers: Powers Combined WXPN

March 26, 2008 – Hear an interview and performance by the Vancouver indie-pop supergroup. WXPN


Read Songs of the Year: 2007's Best Music

December 24, 2007 – Song of the Day editor Stephen Thompson picks his 10 favorite CDs of 2007.

Read A Year of Good Memories: Bob Boilen's Top Ten CDs for 2007

December 21, 2007 – All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen shares his picks for the year's top ten CDs.

Read A Remarkable Year: Robin Hilton's Top Ten CDs for 2007

December 20, 2007 – All Songs Considered producer Robin Hilton shares his picks for the best CDs of 2007.

Listen A Holiday Mix from All Songs Considered

December 13, 2007 – All Songs Considered features its annual mix of quirky holiday music.


Listen The New Pornographers: Acoustic 'Showstopper' KEXP

November 20, 2007 – Hear an acoustic performance and interview with the inventive and energetic power-pop band. KEXP


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