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Rodrigo Y Gabriela's Havana Nights

The instrumental duo's new album, Area 52, was recorded in Havana with a full Cuban orchestra.

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Dr. Dog: The Black Hole Of Modern Existence

"How Long Must I Wait" takes an enjoyably swirling look at a meaningless and mysterious world.

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Sons Of Fathers On 'World Cafe: Next'

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The Texas duo's big, twangy sound has won comparisons to brother bands from Avett to Everly.

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Porcelain Raft: Leaning Into The Shadows

Porcelain Raft's "Drifting In and Out" sounds half joyful, half daring and all exultant.

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Vintage Cafe: Betty Wright

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The R&B singer performs songs from Betty Wright: The Movie, her collaborative album with The Roots.

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Dr. Dog In Concert

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The free-wheeling band is touring in support of its forthcoming album Be the Void, out Feb. 7.

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