Habib Koite's "L.A." is a favorite of KALW in San Francisco.
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May 28, 2014 Download new music from rising Americana star John Fullbright, Malian banjo player Habib Koite, seductive Australian trio Movement, indie-rock veteran Bob Mould, and more.
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Thomas Dybdahl's first U.S. release, Songs, collects music from the Norweigian songwriter's hit-heavy career overseas.
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September 4, 2011 Already a star in his home country, the Norwegian songwriter discusses making the transition to American audiences, his on-and-off love affair with New York, and why he's always preferred to sing in English.
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July 20, 2006 Thomas Dybdahl's voice has the emotional resonance of Jeff Buckley's and the vulnerability of Chet Baker's. His delicate but lush music recalls that of Tim Buckley, Nick Drake and other forward-thinking folk-rock songwriters who surrounded their basic guitar chords with layered arrangements.
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