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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.

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M.I.A.

  • Artist: M.I.A.
  • Song: Born Free
  • From: MAYA [Deluxe Version]
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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
  • Song: Too Young To Burn
  • From: Tomorrow Is Alright
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Junip

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

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

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

  • Artist: Best Coast
  • Song: Boyfriend
  • From: Crazy For You
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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
  • Song: In Ruins
  • From: Part II: The New December
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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
  • Song: I Get Nervous
  • From: Twin-Hand Movement
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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
  • Song: Gone To Earth
  • From: On the Ones and Threes
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Gone To Earth
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On the Ones and Threes
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Versus
Label
Merge
Released
2010

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Dolly Mixture

  • Artist: Dolly Mixture
  • Song: Step Close Now
  • From: Demonstration Tapes
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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
  • Song: Firecracker
  • From: Obidiah
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Firecracker
Album
Obidiah
Artist
Frazey Ford
Label
Nettwerk
Released
2010

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Of Montreal

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

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