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Xenia Rubinos

Rubinos uses her Afro-Caribbean roots as a jumping-off point for inventive, provocative songs.

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Favorite Sessions

Wild Belle, "Dreamland" (Live)

The brother-sister duo recalls its hometown of Chicago in the title track from its album Dreamland.

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Songs We Love

Roosevelt, 'Fever'

The German producer captures youth, boredom and adventure in a wistful pop song.

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John Congleton And The Nighty Nite

The decorated producer seizes the spotlight with songs about how extraordinary it is to be ordinary.

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Gregory Porter

Porter's music can be serious and heartwarming, but it never loses its sense of wonder and delight.