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First Listen: Damien Rice, 'My Favourite Faded Fantasy'  |   

After an eight-year break from recording, Rice gives his bold, dreamy, impeccably rendered music plenty of room to breathe and seethe over the course of more than 50 minutes.

Latitudes: 10 Musical Discoveries From Around The World  |   

Hear music and see pictures from fantastic performances that electrified the 2014 edition of WOMEX, the foremost marketplace for world music.

New Mix: The Velvet Underground, Belle & Sebastian, Grouper, More  |   

On this week's All Songs Considered, we share dance music from Belle & Sebastian and unreleased Velvet Underground, plus Bob Boilen discusses new discoveries from this year's CMJ Music Marathon.

First Listen: Neil Young, 'Storytone'  |   

Young recorded all of Storytone's 10 songs with either a 92-piece orchestra or an elaborate big band, but wisely includes beautifully stripped-down acoustic versions, too.

Bob Boilen's Top 10 Discoveries From The 2014 CMJ Music Marathon  |   

Every fall, hundreds of bands migrate to New York City for the annual CMJ Music Marathon. Bob Boilen wants to share a few standouts from this year's lineup.