A Secret Identity Revealed, The 'Footloose' Soundtrack Stripped Bare, More

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The electronic artist known as Podington Bear spent all of 2007 releasing three new songs a week via a podcast. Podington Bear's real identity was a closely guarded secret. But that secret was recently blown when Hush records released a new box set of Podington Bear's music. Hear how it happened. We've also got music from the gentle-voiced singer, Doveman. He turns the dance-pop song "Let's Hear It For The Boy," from the Footloose soundtrack, into a slow dirge. The Nebraska band Tilly and The Wall returns with a new album featuring more tap dancing rhythms. They sound just as fresh and inventive as ever. Also on the show: a baroque viola piece, Teddy Thompson, the gifted son of Richard and Linda Thompson, Swedish singer Sarah Assbring, also known as El Perro Del Mar, and a nearly flawless new album from Germany's 20-year rock veterans, The Notwist.

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A Secret Identity Revealed, The 'Footloose' Soundtrack Stripped Bare, More

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  • Artist: Teddy Thompson
  • Song: Turning the Gun on Myself
  • From: Piece of What You Need
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Garth Knox

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  • Song: ...Plainte..., for viola d'amore
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  • Song: Glory to the World
  • From: From the Valley to the Stars
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