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August 29, 2009 NPR Music's Song of the Day features a new track every weekday, with analysis of the music, links to each artist's Web sites and, of course, a chance to hear the song itself. Here, Song of the Day editor Stephen Thompson talks about recent selections by A Hawk and a Hacksaw, John Forte and Volcano Choir.
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August 24, 2009 A Hawk and a Hacksaw may hail from New Mexico, but it only needs a few seconds to evoke images of horn-wielding Gypsies and foggy mountain villages in "Foni tu Argile." Throughout its new album, Delivrance, the duo's devilishly tight sounds seem to emerge straight out of the Balkans.
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