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Front Row

The Joy Formidable

The pop trio's spiky, bouncy rock benefits immeasurably from the charisma of frontwoman Ritzy Bryan.

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Tiny Desk

Local Natives

The L.A. band brings its euphoric choruses and clattering Afrobeat rhythms to the NPR Music offices.

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