Summer Music Preview

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Summer is here and with it comes a crush of great new music. On this edition of All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen chats with Monitor Mix blogger Carrie Brownstein, producer Robin Hilton and NPR Music editor Stephen Thompson about some of the upcoming albums they're most looking forward to, along with some great new discoveries. Hear previews from former Be Good Tanyas singer Frazey Ford, solo work from Radiohead drummer Phil Selway, M.I.A. and more.

Summer Music Preview

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M.I.A.

  • Artist: M.I.A.
  • Album: MAYA [Deluxe Version]
  • Song: Born Free
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  • "Born Free"
  • Album: MAYA [Deluxe Version]
  • Artist: M.I.A.
  • Label: A1
  • Released: 2010
 
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Sonny & the Sunsets

  • Artist: Sonny & the Sunsets
  • Album: Tomorrow Is Alright
  • Song: Too Young To Burn
 
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Junip

  • Artist: Junip
  • Album: Fields
  • Song: Rope and Summit
 
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Phil Selway

  • Artist: Phil Selway
  • Album: Familial
  • Song: By Some Miracle
 
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Jenny and Johnny

  • Artist: Jenny and Johnny
  • Album: I'm Having Fun Now
  • Song: Scissor Runner
 
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Best Coast

  • Artist: Best Coast
  • Album: Crazy For You
  • Song: Boyfriend
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  • "Boyfriend"
  • Album: Crazy For You
  • Artist: Best Coast
  • Label: Mexican Summer
  • Released: 2010
 
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Fol Chen

  • Artist: Fol Chen
  • Album: Part II: The New December
  • Song: In Ruins
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  • "In Ruins"
  • Album: Part II: The New December
  • Artist: Fol Chen
  • Label: Asthmatic Kitty Records
  • Released: 2010
 
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Lower Dens

  • Artist: Lower Dens
  • Album: Twin-Hand Movement
  • Song: I Get Nervous
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  • "I Get Nervous"
  • Album: Twin-Hand Movement
  • Artist: Lower Dens
  • Label: Gnomonsong
  • Released: 2010
 
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Versus

  • Artist: Versus
  • Album: On the Ones and Threes
  • Song: Gone To Earth
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  • "Gone To Earth"
  • Album: On the Ones and Threes
  • Artist: Versus
  • Label: Merge
  • Released: 2010
 
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Dolly Mixture

  • Artist: Dolly Mixture
  • Album: Demonstration Tapes
  • Song: Step Close Now
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  • "Step Close Now"
  • Album: Demonstration Tapes
  • Artist: Dolly Mixture
  • Label: Royal Mint
  • Released: 1983
 
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Frazey Ford

  • Artist: Frazey Ford
  • Album: Obidiah
  • Song: Firecracker
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  • "Firecracker"
  • Album: Obidiah
  • Artist: Frazey Ford
  • Label: Nettwerk
  • Released: 2010
 
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Of Montreal

  • Artist: Of Montreal
  • Album: False Priest
  • Song: Coquet Coquette
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  • "Coquet Coquette"
  • Album: False Priest
  • Artist: Of Montreal
  • Label: Polyvinyl
  • Released: 2010
 

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