NPR's All Songs Considered
SATURDAYS AT 5:30 PM CT ON HIGH PLAINS PUBLIC RADIO
- Hosted by Bob Boilen
All Songs Considered is NPR's guide to discovering new music below the radar. Every week, host Bob Boilen and producer Robin Hilton go through hundreds of new CDs to find sneak previews of music that's worth getting excited about, whether it's the latest Swedish pop band, a hip-hop artist going ambient, or a singer-songwriter with a twisted new take on love. Sometimes, artists or critics stop by All Songs Considered with their top picks. It’s the perfect show for listeners who want to stay current, but don’t have the time. All Songs Considered started as an online show in 2000 after receiving countless letters from listeners who wanted to know more about the music played between stories on NPR's evening news program, All Things Considered. It has become a destination for artists such as Lily Allen or Bright Eyes to spin their favorite tunes, or musicians such as Wilco, Bjork Sigur Ros or Ben Gibbard webcast their live concerts. It is a show that one week can feature the music of Portugal and the next feature the White Stripes or Andrew Bird. This show has a dedicated and growing online audience, and the All Songs podcast is consistently ranked the #1 music podcast in iTunes.