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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Tilly and the Wall

  • Artist: Tilly and the Wall
  • Album: O
  • Song: Pot Kettle Black
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  • "Pot Kettle Black"
  • Album: O
  • Artist: Tilly and the Wall
  • Label: Team Love
  • Released: 2008
 
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Podington Bear

  • Artist: Podington Bear
  • Album: Box Set
  • Song: Elephants on Parade
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  • "Elephants on Parade"
  • Album: Box Set
  • Artist: Podington Bear
  • Label: Hush
  • Released: 2008
 
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Teddy Thompson

  • Artist: Teddy Thompson
  • Album: Piece of What You Need
  • Song: Turning the Gun on Myself
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  • "Turning the Gun on Myself"
  • Album: Piece of What You Need
  • Artist: Teddy Thompson
  • Label: Verve Forecast
  • Released: 2008
 
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Garth Knox

  • Artist: Garth Knox
  • Album: D'Amore
  • Song: ...Plainte..., for viola d'amore
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  • "...Plainte..., for viola d'amore"
  • Album: D'Amore
  • Artist: Garth Knox
  • Label: ECM
  • Released: 2008
 
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El Perro del Mar

  • Artist: El Perro del Mar
  • Album: From the Valley to the Stars
  • Song: Glory to the World
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  • "Glory to the World"
  • Album: From the Valley to the Stars
  • Artist: El Perro del Mar
  • Label: The Control Group
  • Released: 2008
 
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The Notwist

  • Artist: The Notwist
  • Album: Devil, You + Me
  • Song: Good Lies
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  • "Good Lies"
  • Album: Devil, You + Me
  • Artist: The Notwist
  • Label: Domino
  • Released: 2008
 

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