A Great Unknowns Showcase: Bowerbirds, Bell, Port O'Brien, Okay, AU, and More : All Songs Considered Hear the art-folk group Bowerbirds, Russian-born singer Olga Bell, the pop trio Try Me Bicycle (from our 'Second Stage' series) and more.

A Great Unknowns Showcase: Bowerbirds, Bell, Port O'Brien, Okay, AU, and More

A Great Unknowns Showcase: Bowerbirds, Bell, Port O'Brien, Okay, AU, and More

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This week's edition of All Songs Considered is full of surprises: great music from bands we'd never heard of before. They're not the easiest names to search for online: AU, Bell, Okay are a few of them. But they're all making inspired, richly diverse and beautifully produced albums. Hear the art-folk group Bowerbirds, Russian-born singer Olga Bell, the pop trio Try Me Bicycle (from our 'Second Stage' series) and more.

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A Great Unknowns Showcase: Bowerbirds, Bell, Port O'Brien, Okay, AU, and More

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RR vs D

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AU

  • Song: RR vs D
  • from Verbs
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Bird Flies By

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Port O'Brien

  • Song: Bird Flies By
  • from Wind and the Swell
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Housefire

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Bell

  • Song: Housefire
  • from EP
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Hooves

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Bowerbirds

  • Song: Hooves
  • from Hymns for a Dark Horse
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My

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Okay

  • Song: My
  • from Huggable Dust
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You Will Love This Song

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Amber Rubarth

  • Song: You Will Love This Song
  • from New Green Lines
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Big Small

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Try Me Bicycle

  • Song: Big Small
  • from Voicings