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You're Welcome keeps up with the most current music, often playing vinyl records the day they’re released. With a unique and refined sense of humor and a wealth of music knowledge, hosts Beau & Kellen are thrilled to be sharing their musical tastes on FM radio.

Artists heard on the show: Radiohead, Daft Punk, AIR, Spiritualized, TV on the Radio & more

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LOOKatOKC pop music columnist Matt Carney joins host Ryan LaCroix every week to discuss music news and new music releases during All Things Considered on KOSU.

Today, we look a new track from the recently reunited rock three-piece Sleater-Kinney, a previously unreleased track from Bob Dylan and The Band's The Basement Tapes sessions, and a remix of a Future Islands song by DJ Dodger Stadium.

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LOOKatOKC pop music columnist Matt Carney joins host Ryan LaCroix every week to discuss music news and new music releases during All Things Considered on KOSU.

Today, we look at Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey's further expermientation with jazz, the fifth studio album from genre-melder Flying Lotus, and dance-pop from New Zealand band Yumi Zouma.

LOOKatOKC pop music columnist Matt Carney joins host Ryan LaCroix every week to discuss music news and new music releases during All Things Considered on KOSU.

This week, we talk about the new album from Tune-Yards, the blue-collar rap of Young Moe and a pop collaboration between Robyn and Royksopp.


LOOKatOKC pop music columnist Matt Carney joins host Ryan LaCroix every week to discuss music news and new music releases during All Things Considered on KOSU.

This week, we talk about the fourth studio album from Wye Oak, the punk-disco mash-up of Montreal Sex Machine and the frantic sounds of Kishi Bashi.


The creators of pop music are usually able to break down the fundamentals of their craft — that search for the clever rhyme, the killer beat, the singable chorus. They are less articulate, understandably, about the other quest, the one that powers those everyday searches: the pursuit of ecstasy in sound. There's something almost paranormal about that part of the creative process, yet we know those moments, instantly, when we hear them.

Heavy Rotation is a monthly sampler of public radio hosts' favorite songs. Check out past editions here.

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LOOKatOKC pop music columnist Matt Carney joins host Ryan LaCroix every week to discuss music news and new music releases during All Things Considered on KOSU.

This week, we talk about new songs by Prince and experimental rock band Swans, plus a throwback tune from Randy Newman.


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For their self-titled sophomore effort, the L.A. band Warpaint spent a few weeks writing and recording in a decked out house with a geodesic dome in the high desert of Joshua Tree. With driving bass lines, beautifully harmonized vocals and confident but yearning lyrics, the quartet has crafted songs that demand your full attention.

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