New Mix: Quinn Christopherson, mehro, Anjimile, IDLES, more
All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen shares his favorite new tracks of the week, including a new one from Tiny Desk contest winner Quinn Christopherson, the English punk group IDLES and more.Featured Tracks:1. IDLES: "The Beachland Ballroom," from Crawler2. Quinn Christopherson: "Bubblegum," from I Am Bubblegum (EP)3. Anjimile: "Stranger" (Single)4. mehro: "howling" (Single)5. Anna Leone: "Still I Wait," from I've Felt All These Things6. Scout LaRue Willis: "Love Without Possession"(Single)7. Chloe Lilac: "19" (Single)
New Music Friday: The top 8 albums out on Oct. 22
NPR Music's picks for the best albums out today include new ones from the K-pop singer CL, rapper and producer Wale, a new project from Tricky called Lonely Guest, Grouper and more.Featured Albums:1. CL — ALPHAFeatured song: "Chuck"2. Wale — Folarin IIFeatured song: "Name Ring Bells"3. Grouper — ShadeFeatured song: "Pale Interior"4. Helado Negro — Far InFeatured song: "Wake Up Tomorrow"5. angel du$t — Yak: A Collection of Truck SongsFeatured song: "Love is the Greatest" and "All the Way Dumb"6. Lonely Guest — Lonely GuestFeatured songs: "Atmosphere" and "Move Me"7. John Forté — Vessels, Angels & AncestorsFeatured song: "88"8. Circuit des Yeux — -ioFeatured song: "Sculpting the Exodus"Other notable releases for Oct. 22: Bedouine — Waysides; Jackson + Sellers — Breaking Point; John Coltrane — A Love Supreme: Live in Seattle; Lana Del Rey — Blue Banisters; My Morning Jacket — My Morning Jacket.
Let It Be? No, Let's Remix The Beatles
Producer Giles Martin talks about a new 5-disc deluxe version of Let It Be, one of The Beatles' most complicated albums. Hear his remixed version of the album plus never-before-heard banter and outtakes.
Presenting 'It's Been A Minute': Pop music's 'Latin Explosion' of 1999
This is the third and final installment in a special series from NPR's 'It's Been A Minute' podcast looking at important moments in the history of pop-music crossover. On this episode, Sam and his guests look at the so-called "Latin Explosion" of the late 1990s and ask who this historic if calculated moment was actually for, and what were the business considerations behind it? And what does "Livin La Vida Loca" have to do with all of it? You'll find all that out and more in this episode.
New Music Friday: The top 6 albums out on Oct. 15
Atlanta rapper Young Thug's Punk, Coldplay's Music of the Spheres, solo debuts from Finneas, Remi Wolf and more are among NPR Music's picks for the week's best new albums.Featured Albums: 1. Remi Wolf — JunoFeatured Song: "Anthony Kiedis"2. Coldplay — Music of the SpheresFeatured Song: "People of the Pride"3. Young Thug — PunkFeatured Song: "Tick Tock"4. Joy Crookes — SkinSong: "Poison"5. Finneas — OptimistFeatured Song: "The Kids Are All Dying"6. Pinkpantheress — to hell with itFeatured Song: "Noticed I cried" Other notable releases for Oct. 15: The Beatles — Let It Be (50th Anniversary Ed.); Dos Santos — City of Mirrors; Le Ren — Leftovers; Pokey LaFarge — In the Blossom of Their Shade; Xenia Rubinos — Una Rosa.