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Angel Olsen Shares Epic New Song, Video — The latest song from Angel Olsen is both epic and reflective, a melancholy meditation on heartache and coming to terms with lost love. "'No' is forever," she sings, as the video shows her wandering through her lonely days against the Los Angeles landscape. "Show me the future. Tell me you'll be there."

See The Amazing New Video From DJ Shadow And Run The Jewels — The remarkable new video from DJ Shadow and Run The Jewels, for the song "Nobody Speak," opens at what could easily be the United Nations, where a large group of diplomats has gathered to ostensibly sort out the world's problems. But tensions are high as two men face off, verbally assaulting one another in the voices of El-P and Killer Mike.

American Football Announce First Record In 17 Years, Hear A New Song Now — It's been 17 years since the Urbana, Ill., emo group American Football released its self-titled debut album. In the years since, fans have elevated the group and its sole release to legendary status, anxiously awaiting any kind of follow-up. Today, the members of American Football announced that the wait is over: They've got a new record coming Oct.

Hear Sharon Van Etten's Tribute To The Orlando Shooting Victims — Sharon Van Etten has released a new song she wrote in memory of the victims of the June shooting at Orlando's Pulse nightclub. "Not Myself" is a gorgeous, haunting elegy, with Van Etten's voice layered over simple piano and a droning synth. "It's too much to take," she sings.

All Songs Rewind: The Worst Songs Of All Time? — Note: With hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton away this week, we've got an encore presentation of The Worst Songs Of All Time, from Feb. 2014. Guitarist, actor, writer (and former Monitor Mix blogger) Carrie Brownstein joins us, along with NPR Music's Stephen Thompson, to do something we don't normally do: Talk about the songs we really, really don't like.

Vote For The Best Albums Of 2013 — A massive number of great albums came out in 2013. Now that December has arrived, how do we wade through the good and the bad to find the best? With your help, 10 at a time. We've collected many of the excellent albums released this year in a list below, and we want you to vote on the ones you loved the best.

Dawes Announce New Album, Hear The Lead Single Now — The grimly titled We're All Gonna Die from Dawes will drop on Sept. 16, and the list of collaborators is mighty impressive. Brittany Howard of The Alabama Shakes, Jim James of My Morning Jacket and Holly Laessig and Jess Wolfe of Lucius all appear on the album.

New Mix: Bon Iver, The White Stripes, Lambchop, More — New Mix: Bon Iver, The White Stripes, Lambchop, More This week on All Songs Considered, we return from break with new music by some of our all-time favorite artists, including a wildly different sound from Bon Iver, a previously unreleased White Stripes song and a remarkable new direction for the Nashville art-folk group Lambchop.

PWR BTTM's New Song Is A Real Tear-Jerker — The fabulously flamboyant duo PWR BTTM takes a melancholy turn on its latest single. The sweetly sentimental sounding "New Hampshire" ponders the end of everything, from a love affair to the birds in the sky and the burning sun. But it shrugs it all off as an inevitable evolution of any life.

Hear Three New Songs From Florence And The Machine — Florence and the Machine dropped an EP today with three new songs. The tracks, "Too Much Is Never Enough," "I Will Be" and a cover of Ben E. King's "Stand By Me," were recorded for the Final Fantasy XV video game.
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Aug 25, 2016

Life is an unfathomably beautiful miracle, people. Goodnight.

Aug 21, 2016

@Lizonastage Sounds just like T Rex's "bang a gong" to me, but obvs not a new song. Maybe Oasis Cigarettes & Alcohol.

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