This Week's Mix: From Buzzcocks To Bettye LaVette

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The Brooklyn-based electro-rock duo Sleigh Bells specializes in sensory overload. The band's thrilling debut album, Treats, is a full-on assault, with explosive beats, startling guitar riffs and intense vocals from singer Alexis Krauss. On this edition of All Songs Considered, we've got the song "Tell 'Em" from Treats. Also on the show: one-man chillwave band Toro Y Moi, innocent but edgy music from Secret Cities, evocative instrumental sounds from Accordion, Icelandic neo-classical artist Olafur Arnalds, the British punk-pop group Buzzcocks and Chicago's Light Pollution. Also, soul singer Bettye LaVette covers some well-known rock classics.

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This Week's Mix: From Buzzcocks To Bettye LaVette

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Toro y Moi

  • Artist: Toro y Moi
  • Song: Blessa
  • From: Causers of This
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Blessa
Album
Causers of This
Artist
Toro y Moi
Label
Carpark Records
Released
2010

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Accordion

  • Artist: Accordion
  • Song: Ginger Wood
  • From: Accordion

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Ólafur Arnalds

  • Artist: Ólafur Arnalds
  • Song: Þú Ert Sólin
  • From: ...And They Have Escaped the Weight of Darkness
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Þú Ert Sólin
Album
...And They Have Escaped the Weight of Darkness
Artist
Ólafur Arnalds
Label
Erased Tapes
Released
2010

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Buzzcocks

  • Artist: Buzzcocks
  • Song: Sixteen
  • From: Another Music in a Different Kitchen/Love Bites [1989]
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Sixteen
Album
Another Music in a Different Kitchen/Love Bites [1989]
Artist
Buzzcocks
Label
EMI Music Distribution
Released
1994

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Bettye LaVette

  • Artist: Bettye Lavette
  • Song: Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood
  • From: Interpretations: The British Rock Songbook
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Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood
Album
Interpretations: The British Rock Songbook
Artist
Bettye Lavette
Label
Anti
Released
2010

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