Chilean singer-songwriter Alex Anwandter. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Keith Fullerton Whitman performs at the High Zero Festival. Michael Muniak hide caption

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Junip, a new project from Swedish singer-songwriter Jose Gonzalez (center). Jon Bergmann hide caption

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In "Sea Change," the London folk-pop duo Turin Brakes makes the most of its impeccable vocal phrasing. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Barenaked Ladies perform on World Cafe. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Lizz Wright invigorates "God Specializes" with timeless fervor by channeling her pedigree in Hahira, Ga. Vincent Soyez hide caption

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Chatham County Line performs on World Cafe. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Mynabirds, led by Laura Burhenn (second from right), stopped by the KEXP studios in Seattle for a studio session. Renata Steiner hide caption

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