Guest DJs From All Songs Considered
Oct 16, 2012 — Peter Gabriel talks with Bob Boilen about the 25th anniversary release of Gabriel's classic album, So and shares some of the songs by other artists that have influenced his music.
Oct 2, 2012 — A founding member of The Velvet Underground, Cale discusses his new solo record, Shifty Adventures in Nookie Wood, and shares some of his favorite songs by other artists.
Aug 21, 2012 — On this edition of All Songs Considered electro-pop genius Dan Deacon shares some of his favorite music, and talks about his latest record, America.
Mar 20, 2012 — The stars of the IFC comedy series discuss the music they grew up with, the sounds of Portland and how spooky Glenn Danzig's house is.
Jun 1, 2011 — In advance of his new album Drums Between the Bells, the influential artist and producer shares some of his favorite new and old music.
Mar 29, 2011 — The experimental music maven spins some of his favorite songs from contemporary artists — including his Animal Collective bandmate Avey Tare — and previews some of his own upcoming album, Tomboy.
Feb 8, 2011 — Make a list of the great crooners who sing love songs and Tom Jones is likely to be near the top. He was for us when we sought out a guest DJ to share songs of romance and heartache for Valentine's Day. In this edition of the show, Jones plays Barry White, James Brown and more.
Nov 9, 2010 — This week on All Songs Considered, producer and musician Daniel Lanois shares some of his favorite recordings and talks about his musical influences from childhood. Hear music from from Sly and the Family Stone, Jimi Hendrix, Brian Eno, some of Lanois' own solo work and more.
Aug 31, 2010 — In a crowded field of annual music festivals, All Tomorrow's Parties stands out as unusually eclectic, in part because many of the featured acts are chosen by other artists. Singer Nick Cave picked the bands one year; so did Simpsons creator Matt Groening. This year's curator is filmmaker Jim Jarmusch. On this edition of All Songs Considered, Jarmusch shares some of the music he selected.
Mar 29, 2010 — What do Iron Maiden, Billie Holiday and castrato singer Alessandro Moreschi have in common? Answer: Sigur Ros frontman Jon ("Jonsi") Thor Birgisson lists them among his favorite artists. On this edition of All Songs Considered, Jonsi talks about his new solo album, Go, and shares some of the songs that have helped shape his own music.