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World Cafe Next: Aisha Burns

Every week, World Cafe recommends a new artist on the rise.


Aisha Burns.

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Aisha Burns is best known as the violinist in the chamber-folk band Balmorhea. But in the last few years, Burns has left her comfort zone to write her own songs and play them on guitar. On her debut album, Life in the Midwater, there's a delicate intimacy to her approach. Hear two songs from the new album, which is due out in September.

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