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NPR's All Songs Considered: Elf Power, Gnarls Barkley, Circulatory System, More

From: NPR Music
Series: All Songs Considered from NPR Music
Length: 28:59

Bob Boilen introduces new music from Laura Gibson, Tim Fite, The Black Keys, Gnarls Barkley, Circulatory System, Elf Power, and Etran Finatawa.

Collage_small Former members of Olivia Tremor control return as Circulatory System: we've got a preview of new work from their upcoming album; Athens, GA neo-psych group Elf Power releases their best CD of the decade; The Black Keys get in touch with their softer side; folk singer Laura Gibson shares some old blues; Gnarls Barkley return as the 'odd couple'; West African artist Etran Finatawa has a powerful new collection of desert blues; and hip-hop chameleon Tim Fite produces his most ambitious record to date. More info: (Click on the "For Stations" tab for set list and timing cues.) Available for free to NPR member stations. If you're not an NPR member station, contact programservices@npr.org

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Former members of Olivia Tremor control return as Circulatory System: we've got a preview of new work from their upcoming album; Athens, GA neo-psych group Elf Power releases their best CD of the decade; The Black Keys get in touch with their softer side; folk singer Laura Gibson shares some old blues; Gnarls Barkley return as the 'odd couple'; West African artist Etran Finatawa has a powerful new collection of desert blues; and hip-hop chameleon Tim Fite produces his most ambitious record to date. More info: (Click on the "For Stations" tab for set list and timing cues.) Available for free to NPR member stations. If you're not an NPR member station, contact programservices@npr.org

Broadcast History

Originally podcast April 24, 2008.

Timing and Cues

00:00 IC: Support for NPR...
17:28 OC: ...I'm Bob Boilen.
17:29 *3 sec silence*
17:33 IC: One of the influences...
28:59 OC: ...National Public Radio.

Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
Freight Train Laura Gibson The White Horse. :00
Trouble Tim Fite Fair Ain't Fair (Dig). Anti :00
Psychotic Girl The Black Keys Attack & Release. Nonesuch :00
Who's Gonna Save My Soul Gnarls Barkley Odd Couple. Atlantic :00
Tiny Concert Circulatory System unreleased. :00
Spiral Stairs Elf Power In a Cave. Ryko :00
el Tamasheck [The Tuareg People] Etran Finatawa Desert Crossroads. Riverboat :00

Related Website

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