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Sam Lee

The singer found his voice by finding and preserving old British, Irish and Scottish folk songs.

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A star in his native Portugal, Camané evokes melancholy with a silky baritone and elegant phrasing.

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The Ukrainian acoustic quartet's music encompasses sounds and rhythms from around the world.

Stromae proved to the audience at Stubb's in Austin why he's a major star just about everywhere but the U.S. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

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Stromae, Live In Concert: SXSW 2015

Watch the international superstar perform for a legion of rhapsodic fans at our SXSW showcase.

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Bio Ritmo

The 10-piece salsa band built its career on dance floors, where it never fails to make people move.

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Rodrigo Amarante

A veteran of Little Joy and Los Hermanos, Amarante makes warm, tender music as a solo artist.

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Field Recordings

What Happens When 350 Musicians Meet For The First Time In Brooklyn?

Watch the bliss-inducing results of this commission by NPR Music.

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Field Recordings

On A Magical Mystery Tour With Hassan Hakmoun

When a Moroccan-based band went on a mysterious road trip, we just had to come along.

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Coffee And Mambo With Sergio Mendoza Y La Orkesta

Mendoza and his band perform a brilliant mix of "indie mambo," cumbia, ranchera and psychedelia.

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Yasmine Hamdan

The Lebanese singer-songwriter is one of the most groundbreaking musicians in the Middle East.