New Mix: Tiny Desk Contest winner Little Moon, ANOHNI, yeule and more : All Songs Considered All Songs Considered's Bob Boilen and NPR Music editor Hazel Cills share their favorite new tracks of the week and highlight this year's new Tiny Desk Contest winner, the Springville, Utah, band Little Moon.

Featured Artists And Songs:
1. Little Moon: "Wonder Eye" (Single)
2. yeule: "sulky baby" (Single)
3. Sweeping Promises: "Eraser," from Good Living Is Coming For You
4. Cola: "Keys Down If You Stay" (Single)
5. ANOHNI & The Johnsons: "It Must Change," from My Back Was A Bridge For You To Cross
6. Chris Farren: "Cosmic Leash," from Doom Singer

New Mix: Tiny Desk Contest winner Little Moon, ANOHNI, yeule and more

New Mix: Tiny Desk Contest winner Little Moon, ANOHNI, yeule and more

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Tiny Desk Contest winner Little Moon opens this week's All Songs Considered with a studio version of their 2023 winning song, "Wonder Eye." You can watch their winning entry here, and their performance at the Tiny Desk will publish May 30.

NPR Music editor Hazel Cills joins me this week to share new music from yeule. The rising avant-garde pop artist often writes about shifting identity in digital spaces. Hazel's pick, "sulky baby," is a fuzzy track about having an imagined conversation with a younger version of themselves.

Next up is "Eraser" from the post-punk duo Sweeping Promises. Made up of Lira Mondal and Caufield Schnug, the band's aggressive new single about an evil mirror image of oneself is from its forthcoming new album Good Living is Coming For You, out June 30.

The origin story for Cola's new song, "Keys Down If You Stay," began when drummer Evan Cartwright woke from a dream with a quirky beat in his head. He played it for bandmates Tim Darcy and Ben Stidworthy (former members of the band Ought) and this song – which to me, feels reminiscent of the band Television – came to life.

We play the newest single from ANOHNI and The Johnsons, from the artist's first new album since 2016's HOPELESSNESS. The song is "It Must Change," a stirring protest anthem in the style of '70s soul music, from her new album My Back Was a Bridge For You to Cross, out July 7.

And we go out on music from Chris Farren. With a desire to freshen up his songwriting and production, he elicited the help of Jay Som's Melina Duterte. We hear the rip-roaring tune "Cosmic Leash" from his album Doom Singer.


Featured Artists And Songs:

1. Little Moon: "Wonder Eye" (Single)

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2. yeule: "sulky baby" (Single)

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3. Sweeping Promises: "Eraser," from Good Living Is Coming For You

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4. Cola: "Keys Down If You Stay" (Single)

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5. ANOHNI & The Johnsons: "It Must Change," from My Back Was a Bridge For You to Cross

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6. Chris Farren: "Cosmic Leash," from Doom Singer

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