All Songs Considered Hosts/nerds Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton are your friendly music buddies with the week's best new music discoveries, including conversations with emerging artists, icons and more. Hear songs that can completely change your day, with humor, heart and (sometimes) a whole lot of noise. Directions for use: Morning commute, the gym, or alone time. (If rash persists, discontinue use.)

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Hosts/nerds Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton are your friendly music buddies with the week's best new music discoveries, including conversations with emerging artists, icons and more. Hear songs that can completely change your day, with humor, heart and (sometimes) a whole lot of noise. Directions for use: Morning commute, the gym, or alone time. (If rash persists, discontinue use.)

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In conversation: Why cumbia is the musical backbone of Latin America

Whether you're from Ushuaia or East Los Angeles, you've likely heard cumbia blaring from a stereo. This week, Alt.Latino revisits a classic episode from 2015 and takes a closer look at the musical backbone of the Americas.

In conversation: Why cumbia is the musical backbone of Latin America

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Countdown: The Top 10 Rock Albums of 2022

All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen joins NPR Music's Hazel Cills and Marissa Lorusso to count down NPR Music's top 10 rock albums of 2022.

Countdown: The Top 10 Rock Albums of 2022

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In conversation: Linda Ronstadt on embracing her Mexican heritage

Felix Contreras and Anamaria Sayre sit down with Linda Ronstadt, who recently released her book Feels Like Home: A Song for the Sonoran Borderlands, to talk about her Mexican heritage, wanting to sing in Spanish earlier in her career and not feeling like the "quintessential American girl."

In conversation: Linda Ronstadt on embracing her Mexican heritage

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Planet Money Records Vol. 2: The Negotiation

Our friends at Planet Money are trying something we thought All Songs listeners might find as fascinating as we do: They're trying to start their own record label to release a single song. It's a song about inflation, recorded in 1975... and never released until now.

Planet Money Records Vol. 2: The Negotiation

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Estevan and Alejandro Gutiérrez are this week's guest on Alt.Latino Larry Niehues/Courtesy of the Artist hide caption

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How cinematic guitar music reconnected Hermanos Gutiérrez as brothers

Felix Contreras and Anamaria Sayre sit down with Alejandro and Estevan Gutiérrez to talk about their musical legacy, sad songs and creating strong familial bonds through music.

How cinematic guitar music reconnected Hermanos Gutiérrez as brothers

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Planet Money Records Vol. 1: Earnest Jackson

Our friends at Planet Money are trying something we thought All Songs listeners might find as fascinating as we do: They're trying to start their own record label to release a single song. It's a song about inflation, recorded in 1975... and never released until now.

Planet Money Records Vol. 1: Earnest Jackson

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New Music Friday: The best releases out on Nov. 18

The best albums out this week include rapper Roddy Ricch's emotional Feed Tha Streets III, Weyes Blood's majestic And In The Darkness, Hearts Aglow, Honey Dijon's Black Girl Magic and more.

New Music Friday: The best releases out on Nov. 18

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How Silvana Estrada cultivates intimacy and generosity in her live performances

Felix Contreras and Anamaria Sayre sit down with Silvana Estrada to talk about vulnerability, bringing light into her shows and the lessons her parents have given her.

How Silvana Estrada cultivates intimacy and generosity in her live performances

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New Mix: Radiohead's Philip Selway, Yo La Tengo, more

All Songs Considered's Bob Boilen shares his favorite new tracks of the week, including a new solo release from Radiohead drummer Philip Selway, a new project with R.E.M. drummer Bill Berry and more.

New Mix: Radiohead's Philip Selway, Yo La Tengo, more

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RTJCU4TRO, the Spanish language remix from Run The Jewels, is on our shortlist of the best albums out on Nov. 11. Jonathan Mannion/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The best releases out on Nov. 11

Our picks for the best albums out this week include the Spanish-language remix of Run The Jewels' RTJ4, Bruce Springsteen's tribute to classic soul, the debut from Memphis rapper GloRilla and more.

New Music Friday: The best releases out on Nov. 11

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