New Music From Smith Westerns, Gang Of Four And More : All Songs Considered We've got a sneak preview of the new Smith Westerns album. Also on the program, we look at the renaissance of garage rock and listen to some of the new bands making beautifully sloppy guitar noise.

New Mix: Smith Westerns, Gang Of Four And More

New Mix: Smith Westerns, Gang Of Four And More

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The band Smith Westerns, a longtime favorite of All Songs Considered, is set to release a new album called Dye It Blonde. It's not out until January, but we've got a sneak preview on this week's show. Also on the program, we talk about the massive renaissance of garage rock and listen to some of the new bands making beautifully sloppy guitar noise, including Burnt Ones and Demon's Claws. We also preview new music from the veteran group Gang Of Four, and close the program with some intergalactic fruitcake from Fred Schneider's band The Superions.

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New Mix: Smith Westerns, Gang Of Four And More

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Smith Westerns

  • Song: Weekend
  • from Dye It Blonde

For more information on this album, visit the artist's website.

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Burnt Ones

  • Song: Bury Me In Smoke
  • from Black Teeth & Golden Tongues

For more information on this album, visit the artist's website.

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Demon's Claws

  • Song: Fed From Her Hand
  • from Defrosting Of
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Gang of Four

  • Song: You'll Never Pay For The Farm
  • from Content

For more information on this album, visit the artist's website.

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Candy Claws

  • Song: In The Deep Time
  • from Hidden Lands
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The Superions

  • Song: Fruitcake
  • from Destination... Christmas!