Broken Social Scene, Passion Pit And More

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hide captionClockwise from upper left: the cover of the new Broken Social Scene record, Chatmonchy, Mulatu Astatke and Rafter Roberts.

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Clockwise from upper left: the cover of the new Broken Social Scene record, Chatmonchy, Mulatu Astatke and Rafter Roberts.

San Diego-based producer Rafter Roberts has worked with artists such as Sufjan Stevens, Fiery Furnaces and Rocket From the Crypt. But he's also known for his own solo work, and is about to release his fourth album under the name Rafter. We've got a preview cut on this edition of All Songs Considered. Also on the program: the Canadian supergroup Broken Social Scene, a deluxe reissue from the electro-pop group Passion Pit, the strangely named Terror Pigeon Dance Revolt, Japan's quirky pop trio Chatmonchy and Ethiopian jazz artist Mulatu Astatke.

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Broken Social Scene, Passion Pit And More

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Rafter

  • Artist: Rafter
  • Album: Animal Feelings
  • Song: Fruit
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  • "Fruit"
  • Album: Animal Feelings
  • Artist: Rafter
  • Label: Asthmatic Kitty Records
  • Released: 2010
 
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Chatmonchy

  • Artist: Chatmonchy
  • Album: Kokuhaku (Confession)
  • Song: Yasashisa
 
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The Terror Pigeon Dance Revolt

  • Artist: The Terror Pigeon Dance Revolt
  • Album: I Love You. I Love You. I Love You And I'm In Love With You. Have An Awesome Day! Have The Best Day Of Your Life!
  • Song: Iotdwykiyhtbr
 
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Passion Pit

  • Artist: Passion Pit
  • Album: Manners [Bonus Tracks] [Limited Edition]
  • Song: Dreams
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  • "Dreams"
  • Album: Manners [Bonus Tracks] [Limited Edition]
  • Artist: Passion Pit
  • Label: French
  • Released: 2009
 
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Broken Social Scene

  • Artist: Broken Social Scene
  • Album: Forgiveness Rock Record
  • Song: World Sick
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  • "World Sick"
  • Album: Forgiveness Rock Record
  • Artist: Broken Social Scene
  • Label: Arts & Crafts
  • Released: 2010
 
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Mulatu Astatke

  • Artist: Mulatu Astatke
  • Album: Steps Ahead
  • Song: Mulatu's Mood
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  • "Mulatu's Mood"
  • Album: Steps Ahead
  • Artist: Mulatu Astatke
  • Label: Strut
  • Released: 2010
 

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