Oliver "Tuku" Mtukudzi performs a Tiny Desk Concert for NPR Music in Washington, D.C. Erica Yoon/NPR hide caption

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Oliver 'Tuku' Mtukudzi

The Zimbabwean legend performs songs from the mournful but celebratory Sarawoga for NPR Music.

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Hem

Hem makes a homey, fireside kind of music, with songs that feel as if they've always been there.

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The Cristina Pato Trio

A Galician bagpiper and her trio take Celtic sounds in an entirely wild and wonderful direction.

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Shovels & Rope

The husband-and-wife duo mixes rowdy folk-rock and rootsy ballads, with the help of a canine friend.