A Pink Floyd Cover From The Hotrats, Ethereal Sounds From Sweden, Surfer Blood And More

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Upper left: Fredrik Hultin and Ola Lindefelt of the Swedish band Fredrik; upper right: Elin Kastlander of the band jj; bottom: The Besnard Lakes.

On this edition of All Songs Considered, we've got two bands from Sweden that make gorgeous, otherworldly music: The duo known as jj has a warm and wistful new CD called No. 3, featuring the seductive voice of Elin Kastlander, while the band Fredrik has a mesmerizing new concept album called Trilogi. We're featuring selections from both on the program, along with new music from The Besnard Lakes, Surfer Blood, Midlake, singer-songwriter Josiah Wolf and a group called The Hotrats covering a classic from Pink Floyd.

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A Pink Floyd Cover From The Hotrats, Ethereal Sounds From Sweden, Surfer Blood And More

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jj

  • Artist: jj
  • Album: jj nº 3
  • Song: And Now

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And Now
Album
jj nº 3
Artist
jj
Label
Secretly Canadian
Released
2010

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Cover for Trilogi

Fredrik

  • Artist: Fredrik
  • Album: Trilogi
  • Song: Ner
Cover for Besnard Lakes Are the Roaring Night

The Besnard Lakes

  • Artist: The Besnard Lakes
  • Album: Besnard Lakes Are the Roaring Night
  • Song: And This is What We Call Progress

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And This is What We Call Progress
Album
Besnard Lakes Are the Roaring Night
Artist
The Besnard Lakes
Label
Jagjaguwar
Released
2010

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surfer blood

Surfer Blood

  • Artist: Surfer Blood
  • Album: Astro Coast
  • Song: Twin Peaks

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Twin Peaks
Album
Astro Coast
Artist
Surfer Blood
Label
Kanine Records
Released
2010

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Midlake

  • Artist: Midlake
  • Album: The Courage of Others
  • Song: Core of Nature

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Core of Nature
Album
The Courage of Others
Artist
Midlake
Label
Bella Union
Released
2010

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Josiah Wolf

  • Artist: Josiah Wolf
  • Album: Jet Lag
  • Song: The Trailer And The Truck

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The Trailer And The Truck
Album
Jet Lag
Artist
Josiah Wolf
Label
Anticon
Released
2010

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The Hotrats

  • Artist: The Hotrats
  • Album: Turn Ons
  • Song: Bike (Pink Floyd Cover)

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Bike (Pink Floyd Cover)
Album
Turn Ons
Artist
The Hotrats
Label
Fat Possum Records
Released
2010

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