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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New Music Friday: Our Top 10 Albums Out On Oct. 18

It's a packed release week, with new albums from Chairlift's Caroline Polachek, the rapper Gucci Mane, warped hip-hop from clipping., the electronic artist Floating Points and more.

New Music Friday: Our Top 10 Albums Out On Oct. 18

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The 2010s: Social Media And The Birth Of Stan Culture

Our series looking back at the past decade in music continues with a conversation about social media and how it's allowed (for better or worse) the rise of super fans, otherwise known as stans.

The 2010s: Social Media And The Birth Of Stan Culture

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The 2010s: 5 Ways Beyoncé Defined The Decade In Music

In the first of a series of conversations about the past decade in music, we examine some of the ways the singer, songwriter, producer and businesswoman helped steer the 2010s in new directions.

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Billie Eilish: 'All I Can Say Is, Be Patient'

The 17-year-old pop star talks NPR Music's Stephen Thompson about getting through her teenaged years, directing her own videos, experiencing art with synesthesia and more in this interview, recorded live on stage at Austin's ACL Music Festival.

Billie Eilish: 'All I Can Say Is, Be Patient'

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Rapper Lil' Kim performing at the 2019 BET Hip Hop Awards in Atlanta, Georgia. Her new full-length, 9, is on our shortlist for the best albums out on Oct. 11. Aaron J. Thornton/WireImage hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 6 Albums Out Oct. 11

Our shortlist of the best new albums out this week incudes Big Thief's Two Hands, rapper Lil' Kim's first new studio project in 14 years, a solo album from Sonic Youth's Kim Gordon and more.

New Music Friday: Our Top 6 Albums Out Oct. 11

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Wilco's Jeff Tweedy On Finding Joy In A Complicated World

In this guest DJ session from All Songs Considered, Tweedy talks about Wilco's new album, Ode to Joy, and the importance of appreciating life's smallest moments.

Wilco's Jeff Tweedy On Finding Joy In A Complicated World

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R&B singer Summer Walker. Her latest album, Over It, is on our shortlist for the best releases out on Oct. 4. Aiden Cullen hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 7 Albums Out On Oct. 4

It's a packed release week, with new albums from R&B singer Summer Walker, The Avett Brothers, Angel Olsen, Wilco, Danny Brown and more. Host Robin Hilton is joined by NPR Music's Lyndsey McKenna, Rodney Carmichael, Sidney Madden and Stephen Thompson as they share their picks for the week's best new albums.

New Music Friday: Our Top 7 Albums Out On Oct. 4

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Reasons To Be Cheerful: A Conversation With David Byrne

The Talking Head, author, cyclist and creative soul talks about "Reasons to be Cheerful," a story-based project to lift your spirits. He also talks about his "American Utopia" tour, now on Broadway.

Reasons To Be Cheerful: A Conversation With David Byrne

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'Abbey Road' Remixed: A Conversation With Giles Martin

The son of the late Beatles producer George Martin reveals how he remixed the final album all four members of the band made together.

'Abbey Road' Remixed: A Conversation With Giles Martin

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Tegan and Sara. Their new album, Hey, I'm Just Like You, is on our shortlist of the best new albums out on Sept. 27. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 7 Albums Out On Sept. 27

The best new albums out this week include Sturgill Simpson's scuzzy rock record Sound & Fury, reliably infectious pop from The New Pornographers, new Tegan & Sara, a lost John Coltrane album and more.

New Music Friday: Our Top 7 Albums Out On Sept. 27

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