All Songs Considered

by NPR

All Songs Considered
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 327
  • Last: 12 Mar 2018
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.)

Episodes (327)

  • Stretch and Bobbito: The Legends Return To Radio
    Stretch and Bobbito: The Legends Return To Radio
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    Published: 1 Aug 2017 Duration: 48:30
    The legendary New York DJ duo of Stretch and Bobbito have reunited. After 19 years off the airwaves, Adrian "Stretch" Bartos and Robert "Bobbito" Garcia are back with a conversational, sometimes musical NPR podcast called What's Good With S... Read more →
    The legendary New York DJ duo of Stretch and Bobbito have reunited. After 19 years off the airwaves, Adrian "Stretch" Bartos and Robert "Bobbito" Garcia are back with a conversational, sometimes musical NPR podcast called What's Good With S... Read more →

  • Our Top Discoveries At globalFEST 2016
    Our Top Discoveries At globalFEST 2016
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    Published: 27 Jan 2016 Duration: 45:13
    On Sunday, Jan. 17, globalFEST, one of America's premiere showcases of musical talent from around the world, once again took over the three stages at Manhattan's Webster Hall. To discuss the evening's performances and insights, All Songs Co... Read more →
    On Sunday, Jan. 17, globalFEST, one of America's premiere showcases of musical talent from around the world, once again took over the three stages at Manhattan's Webster Hall. To discuss the evening's performances and insights, All Songs Co... Read more →

  • +1: This Week's Number One Song
    +1: This Week's Number One Song
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    Published: 13 May 2016 Duration: 08:07
    Earlier this week we asked you to tell us what your favorite song is right now — the one track you can't stop listening to. Maybe it's something from one of the big releases, or maybe it's something from a lesser-known artist off everyone's... Read more →
    Earlier this week we asked you to tell us what your favorite song is right now — the one track you can't stop listening to. Maybe it's something from one of the big releases, or maybe it's something from a lesser-known artist off everyone's... Read more →

  • +1: Why 'Hamilton' The Musical Works
    +1: Why 'Hamilton' The Musical Works
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    Published: 25 Sep 2015 Duration: 16:11
    On paper, the musical Hamilton sounds like a joke. But as NPR Music's Timmhotep Aku tells us in this week's +1 podcast, "Maybe you shouldn't judge things on face value." Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda takes a snooze-worthy subject — th... Read more →
    On paper, the musical Hamilton sounds like a joke. But as NPR Music's Timmhotep Aku tells us in this week's +1 podcast, "Maybe you shouldn't judge things on face value." Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda takes a snooze-worthy subject — th... Read more →

  • Your Song Of The Week: Kendrick Lamar's 'King Kunta'
    Your Song Of The Week: Kendrick Lamar's 'King Kunta'
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    Published: 10 Apr 2015 Duration: 11:57
    Bob Boilen and I thought we'd try something new this week: a second All Songs Considered, a mini-podcast. We start with a ten-minute conversation about a song our listeners say they couldn't stop playing this week: Kendrick Lamar's "King Ku... Read more →
    Bob Boilen and I thought we'd try something new this week: a second All Songs Considered, a mini-podcast. We start with a ten-minute conversation about a song our listeners say they couldn't stop playing this week: Kendrick Lamar's "King Ku... Read more →

  • All Songs +1: How Music Can Really Save Your Life
    All Songs +1: How Music Can Really Save Your Life
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    Published: 15 May 2015 Duration: 08:36
    While they're not splitting open a person's chest and massaging their heart back to life, musicians and the songs they make may actually be saving lives. At least that's the consensus we gathered from the thousands of stories and comments w... Read more →
    While they're not splitting open a person's chest and massaging their heart back to life, musicians and the songs they make may actually be saving lives. At least that's the consensus we gathered from the thousands of stories and comments w... Read more →

  • All Songs +1: Kimase Washington
    All Songs +1: Kimase Washington
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    Published: 22 May 2015 Duration: 10:49
    Even if you don't know anything about jazz, it's quite possible you've heard the music of saxophonist Kamasi Washington: That's him on the latest albums by Kendrick Lamar and Flying Lotus. But that's only the very tip of his iceberg. His ne... Read more →
    Even if you don't know anything about jazz, it's quite possible you've heard the music of saxophonist Kamasi Washington: That's him on the latest albums by Kendrick Lamar and Flying Lotus. But that's only the very tip of his iceberg. His ne... Read more →

  • All Songs +1: Memories Of Columbia House
    All Songs +1: Memories Of Columbia House
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    Published: 14 Aug 2015 Duration: 12:52
    Columbia House (actually, the company that has owned Columbia House since 2012) filed for bankruptcy this week, which will mean a great deal to those who were music lovers in the 1980s and '90s, and probably close to nothing to listeners un... Read more →
    Columbia House (actually, the company that has owned Columbia House since 2012) filed for bankruptcy this week, which will mean a great deal to those who were music lovers in the 1980s and '90s, and probably close to nothing to listeners un... Read more →

  • +1: The Season Of Surprise Albums, From Beyoncé To James Blake
    +1: The Season Of Surprise Albums, From Beyoncé To James Blake
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    Published: 6 May 2016 Duration: 28:33
    It really started nearly two weeks ago when Beyoncé surprise-released her monstrously good record, Lemonade, via an album-length video shown on HBO. Drake followed a few days later when he unloaded 20 new songs on fans with the epic album V... Read more →
    It really started nearly two weeks ago when Beyoncé surprise-released her monstrously good record, Lemonade, via an album-length video shown on HBO. Drake followed a few days later when he unloaded 20 new songs on fans with the epic album V... Read more →

  • All Songs +1: A Conversation With Paul Simon
    All Songs +1: A Conversation With Paul Simon
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    Published: 19 May 2016 Duration: 38:41
    Paul Simon has a new album coming out and it's wonderful. Titled Stranger To Stranger, it's his thirteenth solo release and he told me he it could be his last, at least for a while. For this week's +1 podcast, I sat with Paul Simon at NPR's... Read more →
    Paul Simon has a new album coming out and it's wonderful. Titled Stranger To Stranger, it's his thirteenth solo release and he told me he it could be his last, at least for a while. For this week's +1 podcast, I sat with Paul Simon at NPR's... Read more →

  • A Conversation With Anderson .Paak And Knxwledge
    A Conversation With Anderson .Paak And Knxwledge
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    Published: 27 Oct 2016 Duration: 35:24
    On this week's +1 podcast, NPR Music contributor Timmhotep Aku talks with singer and rapper Anderson .Paak and producer Knxwledge about their new collaboration under the name NxWorries.
    On this week's +1 podcast, NPR Music contributor Timmhotep Aku talks with singer and rapper Anderson .Paak and producer Knxwledge about their new collaboration under the name NxWorries.

  • Our Tiny Desk Contest Winner, Land Of Talk, Juana Molina, More
    Our Tiny Desk Contest Winner, Land Of Talk, Juana Molina, More
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    Published: 28 Feb 2017 Duration: 44:41
    We kick this week's show off with the wild ride that is Tank And The Bangas, our unanimous pick to win this year's Tiny Desk Contest. They're from New Orleans and have the kind of playful, infectious energy that makes a band impossible to m... Read more →
    We kick this week's show off with the wild ride that is Tank And The Bangas, our unanimous pick to win this year's Tiny Desk Contest. They're from New Orleans and have the kind of playful, infectious energy that makes a band impossible to m... Read more →

  • +1: Comedian Neal Brennan Of 'Chappelle's Show' And '3 Mics'
    +1: Comedian Neal Brennan Of 'Chappelle's Show' And '3 Mics'
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    Published: 30 Mar 2017 Duration: 32:33
    Timmhotep Aku is an occasional NPR Music contributor and guest host for our +1 podcasts. This week he talks with writer, comedian and hip-hop lover Neal Brennan. Comedy and hip-hop have a lot in common: Both are balms for the sting of the e... Read more →
    Timmhotep Aku is an occasional NPR Music contributor and guest host for our +1 podcasts. This week he talks with writer, comedian and hip-hop lover Neal Brennan. Comedy and hip-hop have a lot in common: Both are balms for the sting of the e... Read more →

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