New Mix: Sisyphus, Avey Tare, Nothing, More

Hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton open this week's show by reminiscing about a recent Son Lux and San Fermin show that delivered epic sounds with bold, cinematic rock. Bob and Robin's shared love for walls of noise leads them directly to the orchestral opening track on this week's program, "Beneath The Brine" by The Family Crest.

Also on the show: A peek at the debut full-length album from Sisyphus, a genre-bending group featuring Sufjan Stevens, Son Lux and Chicago hip-hop artist Serengeti; Animal Collective's Avey Tare returns with a new bizarro project called Avey Tare's Slasher Flicks; plus one-of-a-kind folk singer Diane Cluck, the sludgy noise rock group Nothing and the post-punk and new wave group Eagulls.


Songs Featured On This Episode


Beneath the Brine

Artist: The Family Crest

Album: Beneath The Brine

"Beneath The Brine" is a massive-sounding, super-orchestrated track by the San Francisco-based band The Family Crest. The group's Kickstarter-funded album comes out Feb. 25.


Lion's Share

Artist: Sisyphus

Album: Sisyphus

Sisyphus is comprised of Son Lux, Sufjan Stevens and Chicago-based hip-hop artist Serengeti. "Lion's Share" is a tongue-in-cheek, story-centered song where each member shines. The trio's self-titled album is out Mar. 18.



Artist: Diane Cluck

Album: Boneset

The guitarist and pianist Diane Cluck makes heartfelt, intimate folk music. Her upcoming album,Boneset, will be released on March 4.


Get Well

Artist: Nothing

Album: Guilty of Everything

The loud, gritty quartet Nothing, out of Philadelphia, have a new album, Guilty of Everything, out March 4.


Little Fang

Artist: Avey Tare's Slasher Flicks

Album: Enter The Slasher House

Animal Collective's Avey Tare has a new solo project called "Avey Tare's Slasher Flicks." Enter The Slasher House, the group's upcoming album, is out March 4 and includes this poppy, psychedelic track, "Little Fang."



Artist: Eagulls

Album: Eagulls

Eagulls, a bold and brash band from Leeds, will release its self-titled album March 11.




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