Keren Ann, Art Tatum on Harold Arlen, The Postal Service

A new single from The Postal Service; The Pink Floyd-inspired Radar Brothers; Ambient electronica from Oregon's Eluvium; Misadventures with Andrew Morgan; Mediterranean music: Savina Yannatou; Dutch Javanese Russian Israeli Keren Ann; Remembering the music of Harold Arlen; Guitar wonder Michael Gulezian; The American music project Redbird.

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Keren Ann, Art Tatum on Harold Arlen, The Postal Service

We Will Become Silhouettes

Be Still My Heart

  • Artist: The Postal Service
  • Album: We Will Become Silhouettes
  • Song: Be Still My Heart

Fans of the Postal Service's debut Give Up, featured on All Songs Considered episode 47, have been waiting eagerly for a new full-length album from the electronic-pop duo. Though there's no word on another LP coming out anytime soon, the band has just released a new single along with several remixed versions of tunes from their debut.

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We Will Become Silhouettes
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The Fallen Leaf Pages

Show Yourself

  • Artist: Radar Bros.
  • Album: Fallen Leaf Pages
  • Song: Show Yourself

The Radar Brothers sound a lot like Pink Floyd from the early 1970s with angelic harmonies and drifting, synthesizer textures.

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Show Yourself
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The Fallen Leaf Pages
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Radar Bros.
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Chemikal Underground

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Talk Amongst The Trees

Show Us Our Homes

  • Artist: Eluvium
  • Album: Talk Amongst the Trees
  • Song: Show Us Our Homes

Eluvium is the performance name for Matthew Cooper, an electronic artist from Portland, Oregon with a fondness for ambient landscapes.

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Talk Amongst The Trees
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Eluvium
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Temporary Residence

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Misadventures in Radiology

Plight in an Exile

  • Artist: Andrew Morgan
  • Album: Misadventures in Radiology
  • Song: Plight in an Exile

Andrew Morgan recorded most of this album in Elliott Smith's New Monkey studios before running out of money. Morgan later finished the CD with the help of friends and a group of undergraduate students at the University of Kansas.

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Misadventures in Radiology
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Sonic Boom

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Nolita

Nolita

  • Artist: Keren Ann
  • Album: Nolita
  • Song: Nolita

Keren Ann Zeidel's mother is Dutch-Javanese; her father Russian-Israeli. The family lived in Holland and Israel before settling in Paris where Keren Ann currently writes and records her artful, folk pop tunes.

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Nolita
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Keren Anna
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Blue Note

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Harold Arlen Centennial Celebration

I've Got the World on a String

  • Artist: Harold Arlen, Various
  • Album: Centennial Celebration
  • Song: I've Got the World on a String

Harold Arlen was of America's most beloved songwriters. He wrote "Over the Rainbow," "That Old Black Magic," "It's Only a Paper Moon" and many more classic tunes collected on this new CD marking the centennial of his birth.

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Harold Arlen Centennial Celebration
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Art Tatum
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Concord Jazz

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Concert at St. Olaf College

Slugbug

  • Artist: Michael Gulezian
  • Album: Concert at St. Olaf College
  • Song: Slugbug

Michael Gulezian is an All Songs Considered great unknown. On this self-released CD he slaps, pulls and picks the strings of his guitar to craft exquisite tales in song.

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Concert at St. Olaf College
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Redbird

Ships

  • Artist: Redbird
  • Album: Redbird
  • Song: Ships

Redbird is a musical collective of sorts featuring solo folk artists Kris Delmhorst, Jeffrey Foucault and Peter Mulvey performing great American music by artist like Willie Nelson, Bob Dylan and Tom Waits. This tune, "Ships" was originally written and performed by Greg Brown.

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Ships
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Redbird
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Redbird
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Signature

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