Every fall, hundreds of bands flock to New York City for the annual CMJ Music Marathon, a large festival where independent, new and emerging musicians hope to be discovered. All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen was among the countless journalists, bloggers, college radio DJs, record label reps and others who attempted to navigate the sea of live performances, hoping to find new music to love and share.

On this week's show, Bob's joined by music critic Maria Sherman and WSPN's Becka Schwartz to talk about and play some of their favorite discoveries out of the hundreds of shows they saw, including D.C. punks Priests, British multimedia duo Public Service Broadcasting, rockabilly singer King Dude, '60s-era soul from Nick Waterhouse and many more.


Album: Tape Two

Song: Leave Me Alone


Album: Nerve Endings

Song: Nerve Endings


Courtney Barnett

Album: Double EP: A Sea of Split Peas

Song: Avant Gardener

Jacco Gardner

Album: Cabinet of Curiosities

Song: Where Will You Go


Album: Jinx

Song: July

Public Service Broadcasting

Album: Inform - Educate - Entertain

Song: Spitfire

King Dude

Album: Burning Daylight

Song: Holy Land

Arcade Fire

Album: Time's All Gone

Song: Some Place

Perfect Pussy

Album: I Have Lost All Desire For Feeling

Song: I

Celestial Shore

Album: 10x

Song: Rabbit Hole

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