Quilt's second album, Held In Splendor, comes out Jan. 28. Allison Pharmakis/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Held in Splendor

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Hear All Songs Considered's Bob Boilen And Robin Hilton On 'In Roses'

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Hear Annie Clark Discuss 'St. Vincent'

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Small Plane

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Preservation Hall Jazz Band: Tiny Desk Concert

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Christine Salem: Tiny Desk Concert

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Waxahatchee: Tiny Desk Concert

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New Mix: Death Grips, Angel Olsen, GEMS, and More

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