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Podcast: Emerald Recommends: Songs for the eclipse

In this edition of Emerald Recommends, arts and culture writer Nic Castillon joins senior arts and culture editor Sararosa Davies and podcast editor Alec Cowan to discuss songs for the upcoming eclipse on Aug. 21. From Bon Iver to The B-52’s, here’s the music to accompany those few minutes of darkness on Monday morning.

Songs you’ll hear in this episode:

“Total Eclipse of the Heart” by Bonnie Tyler

“Sifters” by Andrew Bird

“There’s a Moon in the Sky (Called the Moon)” by The B-52’s

“Drift” by Brian Eno

“Moon at Dawn” by Blind Pilot

“21 Moon Water” by Bon Iver

This podcast was produced by Alec Cowan.

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Sararosa Davies

Sararosa Davies

Sararosa Davies is the senior A&C editor at the Emerald. A former editor at the youth-run music blog Garage Music News, her written work has been featured in City Pages in Minneapolis, Eugene Weekly and Sirius XM's music blog. She's one of many Minnesotan transplants in Oregon.

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