New Music: Boards Of Canada, Thundercat, More : All Songs Considered Hear a new song by Boards of Canada on this week's All Songs Considered, along with a Sharon Van Etten-Shearwater duet, the funktacular Thundercat, folk singer Laura Veirs and more.

New Music: Boards Of Canada, A Sharon Van Etten-Shearwater Duet, Thundercat, More

New Music: Boards Of Canada, Thundercat, More

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Last month the Scottish electronic duo Boards Of Canada released a series of mysterious recordings of a voice reading a set of numbers. Clever fans soon realized that the numbers were a code that, once entered, in order, online, revealed a video announcing Tomorrow's Harvest, the group's first new album in eight years. On this week's All Songs Considered we finally get a preview of the album with a brand new Boards Of Canada song "Reach For The Dead."

Also on the show: Dark electronica from Natasha Kmeto; the wildly inventive, funktacular artist Thundercat; and singer Sharon Van Etten joins Jonathan Meiburg of the band Shearwater to cover the 1981 Stevie Nicks-Tom Petty song "Stop Draggin' My Heart Around." We've also got a beautiful new tune from folk singer Laura Veirs and American Primitive-style guitarist Glenn Jones.

Songs Featured On This Episode

Boards of Canada

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"Reach For The Dead"

From 'Tomorrow's Harvest'

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Natasha Kmeto

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"Crisis"

From 'Crisis'

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Thundercat

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"Oh S---- It's X"

From 'Apocalypse'

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Shearwater and Sharon Van Etten

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"Stop Draggin' My Heart Around"

From 'Stop Draggin' My Heart Around'

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Laura Veirs

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"Sun Song"

From 'Warp And Weft'

Learn more about this release at Laura Veirs' website.

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Glenn Jones

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"Going Back to East Montgomery"

From 'My Garden State'

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