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New Mix: Olivia Rodrigo, Sufjan Stevens, Katie Von Schleicher, more
NPR Music's Hazel Cills and Marissa Lorusso join host Bob Boilen to share their favorite new tracks. Featured Artists And Songs: 1. Katy Kirby: "Cubic Zirconia" (Single) 2. Daneshevskaya: "Somewhere In the Middle," from Long Is the Tunnel 3. Olivia Rodrigo: "love is embarrassing," from GUTS 4. Sufjan Stevens: "Will Anybody Ever Love Me?" from Javelin 5. Katie Von Schleicher: "Every Step Is an Ocean," from A Little Touch of Schleicher in the Night 6. Marina Herlop: "La Alhambra," from Nekkuja
New Music Friday: The best releases out Sept. 22
NPR Music's picks for the best albums out this week include Doja Cat's Scarlet, Kylie Minogue's Tension, yeule's genre-hopping softscars and more.Featured Albums: 1. Doja Cat — ScarletFeatured Songs: "Demons," "97," "Go Off," "Often"2. Mykki Blanco — Postcards From ItaliaFeatured Songs: "Tequila Casino Royale," "Holidays In The Sun," "Love Fell Down Around Me," "Magic On My Back"3. yeule — softscarsFeatured Songs: "4ui12," "software update," "x w x," "dazies," "fish in the pool"4. Kylie Minogue — TensionFeatured Songs: "You Still Get Me High," "Padam Padam," "10 Out Of 10," "Story"5. Loraine James — Gentle ConfrontationFeatured Songs: "Let U Go (ft. keiyaA)," "Gentle Confrontation," "Glitch the System (Glitch Bitch 2)," "I DM U," "One Way Ticket To the Midwest (Emo) [feat. Corey Mastrangelo]"Lightning Round:Doechii — "Pacer" (single)DUFFY x UHLMANN — Doubles Moemaw Naedon and C. Scott — Yinztroducing... The National — Laugh TrackOther notable releases for Sept. 22:Bakar — HaloBibio — Sunbursting (EP)The Breeders — Last Splash (30th Anniversary Edition)Brent Cobb — Southern StarCHAI — CHAIChappell Roan — The Rise and Fall of a Midwest PrincessDevendra Banhart — Flying WigGrails — Anches En MaatGrrrl Gang — Spunky!Idris Ackamoor & The Pyramids — Afro Futuristic DreamsKEN mode — VOIDLydia Loveless — Nothing's Gonna Stand In My Way AgainPkew Pkew Pkew — Siiick DaysRoosevelt — EmbraceTeenage Fanclub — Nothing Lasts Forever
AltLatino dissects the Latin Grammy noms, from snubs to love
Anamaria Sayre, Felix Contreras and producer Isabella Gomez Sarmiento sit down to talk some real chisme this week — a special episode dedicated to the Latin Grammy nominations. Was there really a regional snub and what does it say about the way we choose to elevate our own art? Audio for this episode of 'Alt.Latino' was edited and mixed by Suraya Mohamed. Our show editor is Hazel Cills and our project manager is Grace Chung. Our VP of Music and Visuals is Keith Jenkins.
Viking's Choice: MxPx, Daniel Bachman, Matana Roberts, more
Bob Boilen will retire from NPR on Oct. 2, and he decided to spend one of his final episodes hosting All Songs Considered with NPR Music's resident Viking, Lars Gotrich, for a mix of pop punk, meticulously cut-up banjo drone, worlds-collapsing free jazz and fingerstyle guitar. Featured Songs And Artists: 1. MxPx: "What I Tell Myself" from Find a Way Home 2. Slant: "Criminal" from Demo 2023 3. Daniel Bachman: "Summer's fingers sweetly linger (Everywhere on every side)" from When the Roses Come Again 4. Matana Roberts: "shake my bones" from Coin Coin Chapter Five: In the garden... 5. Svitlana Nianio: "Episode III" from Transilvania Smile, 1994 6. Liam Grant: "Androscogging River Ragg" from Amoskeag
New Music Friday: The best releases out on Sept. 15
NPR Music's picks for the best albums out this week include Corinne Bailey Rae's Black Rainbows, Mitski's The Land Is Inhospitable And So Are We, a stunning debut from Ralphie Choo and more.Featured Albums:1. Corinne Bailey Rae — Black RainbowsFeatured Songs: "Erasure," "Peach Velvet Sky," "A Spell, A Prayer," "New York Transit Queen"2. Mitski — The Land Is Inhospitable And So Are WeFeatured Songs: "I Don't Like My Mind," "When Memories Snow," "The Frost," "The Deal," "I Love Me After You"3. Ralphie Choo — SUPERNOVAFeatured Songs: "MÁQUINA CULONA (feat Mura Masa)," "BULERÍAS DE UN CABALLO MALO," "WHIPCREAM (feat. Paris Texas)," "TANGOS DE UNA MOTO TRUCADA"4. Vagabon — Sorry I Haven't CalledFeatured Songs: "Lexicon," "Do Your Worst," "Can I Talk My S***?," "Nothing to Lose"Lightning Round:The Beaches — Blame My ExJóhann Jóhannsson — A Prayer to the DynamoKiller Mike — MICHAEL (Deluxe)Madison Beer — Silence Between SongsPharoah Sanders — PharoahOther notable releases for Sept. 15:Baroness — StoneBombino — SahelCarlos Niño & Friends — (I'm just) Chillin', on FireCleo Sol — HeavenChristone "Kingfish" Ingram — Live In LondonDemi Lovato — RevampedDengue Fever — Ting MongExplosions in the Sky — EndK. Flay — MONO Luluc — DiamondsShakey Graves — Movie of the WeekS. Carey & John Raymond — ShadowlandsTeddy Swims — I've Tried Everything But Therapy (Pt. 1)Vic Mensa — VictorWoods — PerennialWorriers — Trust Your Gut
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