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All Songs Considered hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton set out on a road trip to find the true spirit of the holiday season. Along the way they stop at the Silent Night Motel, where they meet Wayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips, St. Vincent (Annie Clark), Josh Ritter, and more.

Listen Home For The Holidays, With All Songs Considered

December 19, 2013 – Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton set out on a snowy road trip in search of the true spirit of the season.


Low's new album, The Invisible Way, comes out March 19.

Read First Listen: Low, 'The Invisible Way'

March 10, 2013 – Most of these songs land squarely in a sweet spot where darkness and worry are swathed in beauty.

Low's ninth studio album, C'mon, will be released on April 12.

Read First Listen: Low, 'C'mon'

April 3, 2011 – C'mon is lush and beautiful in its simplicity, just like the Low fans love. Hear the new album.

Sufjan Stevens

Listen All Songs Considered Holiday Music Mix '09

December 18, 2009 – Hear a mix of classic and new holiday songs by Sufjan Stevens, Bob Dylan, Laura Gibson and more.


Read A Very Tolerable Christmas

November 30, 2007 – This wintry mix of songs, heard collectively, simulates a soothing bath in a tub of warm cocoa.

Listen Wedding Day Blues: Finding the Perfect Mix CD

June 19, 2007 – An hour of suitable dinner music for a wedding reception isn't as easy to assemble as it may seem.


Listen Antibalas, The Besnard Lakes, Let's Go Sailing

April 12, 2007 – The African beats of Brooklyn's Antibalas; The Sahara's rebel group Tinariwen; Dark harmonies fr...


Low performing at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C.

Listen Low With Loney, Dear In Concert

April 10, 2007 – Hear Low and Loney, Dear recorded live in concert from Washington, D.C.'s 9:30 Club.


Listen An Air of Portent That Borders on Menace

April 2, 2007 – Low's "Belarus" draws its power from an arrangement that's both understated and overpowering.

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