Jun 18, 2013 — On this week's All Songs Considered, we hear a preview of some of the albums we're most excited about this summer. A rotating cast of NPR Music team folks join hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton to talk about new music from Kanye West, Neko Case, No Age and more.
Jun 11, 2013 — All Songs Considered co-hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton are joined by NPR Music's Stephen Thompson and Ann Powers for a look back on the first half of the year in music. The four battle it out over their biggest surprises and favorite new artists, songs and albums from the first half of 2013.
Jun 4, 2013 — Before we get into NPR Music's Best-Of-The-Year (So Far) coverage - and the All Songs Considered annual preview of Summer releases - hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton share a bunch of great new music they've been holding on to, including songs from Superchunk, Future Bible Heroes, and more.
May 28, 2013 — After teasing fans for weeks with a mysterious promotion scheme, the Scottish electronic duo Boards Of Canada has finally released a new song. Hear it on this week's All Songs Considered, along with a Sharon Van Etten-Shearwater duet, the funktacular Thundercat, folk singer Laura Veirs and more.
May 21, 2013 — On this week's All Songs Considered, a musical sampler of styles from around the world.
May 14, 2013 — If the experimental, idiosyncratic filmmaker Jim Jarmusch formed a band, what kind of music would it play? On this week's show you can hear the answer with a new song and EP from the group Jarmusch calls SQÜRL. Plus some remarkable new electronic music from Baths, Sam Phillips and more.
May 7, 2013 — Hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton share their favorite new music of the week and things get big, fast, with an epic, gloriously exuberant cut from The Polyphonic Spree. Plus the experimental folk-rock group Akron Family, Sweden's Goat, electronic music genius Jon Hopkins and more.
Apr 30, 2013 — Using the power of technology, All Songs Considered hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton chat about this week's mix of new music from studios in completely different cities. Imagine! Hear previews of new albums from The National and Tricky, plus Iggy & The Stooges, riff-rock revivalists The Black Angels and more.
Apr 23, 2013 — On this edition of All Songs Considered hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton settle into the new NPR Music offices, fumble around in the studio and eventually figure things out well enough to share some great new music: A collaboration between Kimya Dawson and Aesop Rock, Laura Marling and more.
Apr 17, 2013 — When it came time to pack up our things and head to the new NPR headquarters, we asked you to help us reflect on the move with your picks for the best songs about dealing with change. On this week's All Songs Considered we share some of our favorites.