Beck, Mary Gauthier, Rufus Wainwright

A Dust Brothers collaboration from Beck; New music from Manuel Guajiro Mirabal; A soundtrack from Gustavo Santaolalla; 1920s crooning from Rufus Wainwright; Electronic lullabies by Efterklang; Odd instrumentals from Character; Tuatara percussionist Barrett Martin; Country singer/songwriter Mary Gauthier.

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Beck, Mary Gauthier, Rufus Wainwright

Guero

Qué Onda Guero

  • Artist: Beck
  • Album: Guero
  • Song: Qué Onda Guero

Beck's eighth CD picks up where his 1996 album Odelay! left off, with grooves and multi-layered samples produced by the Dust Brothers, Mike Simpson and John King.

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Qué Onda Guero
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Guero
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Beck
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Interscope

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Buena Vista Social Club Presents: Manuel Guajiro Mirabal

Me Boté de Guaño

  • Artist: Manuel "El Guajiro" Mirabal
  • Album: Buena Vista Social Club Presents: Manuel Guajiro Mirabal
  • Song: Me Boté de Guaño

Manuel Guajiro Mirabal is best known as the trumpeter for the Buena Vista Social Club.

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Me Boté de Guaño
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Buena Vista Social Club Presents: Manuel Guajiro Mirabal
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Manuel Guajiro Mirabal
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Nonesuch

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The Motorcycle Diaries (Soundtrack)

La Partida

  • Artist: Gustavo Santaolalla
  • Album: The Motorcycle Diaries
  • Song: La Partida

Gustavo Santaolalla, featured on our very first All Songs Considered, is the composer and performer for this Oscar-nominated soundtrack to The Motorcycle Diaries.

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La Partida
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The Motorcycle Diaries (Soundtrack)
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Gustavo Santaolalla
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DeUtsche Grammophon

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The Aviator (Soundtrack)

I'll Build a Stairway to Paradise

  • Artist: Original Soundtrack
  • Album: The Aviator [Original Soundtrack]
  • Song: I'll Build a Stairway to Paradise

This is one of two CDs featuring music from the film The Aviator. The other CD features the original score for the movie, while this one is a collection of mostly period music performed by artists like Rufus Wainwright.

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I'll Build a Stairway to Paradise
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The Aviator (Soundtrack)
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Rufus Wainwright
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Sony

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Tripper

Swarming

  • Artist: Efterklang
  • Album: Tripper
  • Song: Swarming

If you like Sigur Ros, you'll enjoy the electronic soundscapes from Denmark's Efterklang.

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Swarming
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Tripper
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Efterklang
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Leaf

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We Also Create False Promises

What You Are in the Dark

  • Artist: Character
  • Album: We Also Create False Promises
  • Song: What You Are in the Dark

Character is a Nashville-based group featuring members of the band Lambchop. Character make music in the spirit of other progressive rock groups like King Crimson and Yes.

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What You Are in the Dark
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We Also Create False Promises
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Character

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The Painted Desert

The Diamond Path

  • Artist: Barrett Martin
  • Album: The Painted Desert
  • Song: The Diamond Path

Barrett Martin is the percussionist for Tuatara. On this solo album he also stands in on guitar, vibraphone, bass and kalimba.

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The Diamond Path
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The Painted Desert
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Barrett Martin
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Fast Horse

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Mercy Now

Mercy Now

  • Artist: Mary Gauthier
  • Album: Mercy Now
  • Song: Mercy Now

Mary Gauthier, previously featured on All Songs Considered episode 26, was a philosophy major who became an award-winning restaurant owner before launching a career in music.

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Mercy Now
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Mercy Now
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Mary Gauthier
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Lost Highway

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