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Zee Avi

Avi sings three hushed lullabies, including her signature cover of Morrissey's "First of the Gang."

Bowerbirds' captivating set of handcrafted songs has a distinctively sparse, harmonious sound. Bob Boilen/NPR hide caption

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Bowerbirds' handcrafted songs creak and swell like wooden floorboards in an old house.

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The rapper's set exuded shimmery grace while incorporating the sounds of soul, pop and reggae.

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Reduced to a duo for this charming session in the NPR Music offices, Telekinesis is all heart.