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Fiona Apple's 'Extraordinary Machine'

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Apple's new album boils her sound down to its essential and most striking features.

Fiona Apple's 'Extraordinary Machine'
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Allison Moorer: Getting Somewhere

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The singer's first entirely self-penned album finds her reaching for a wider country-pop audience.

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Josh Ritter, Atypically Talented

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The Animal Years is the kind of folk album that should connect with a much larger audience.

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Exploring the Soul of Raul Midon

The singer-songwriter performs selections from his debut CD State of Mind. He talks about his music, his collaborations and how he feels about being compared to his mentor, Stevie Wonder.

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Mark Knopfler, Emmylou Harris Team Up

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The ex-Dire Straits frontman and veteran country singer took seven years to make an album together.

Mark Knopfler, Emmylou Harris Team Up
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Donavon Frankenreiter: Ocean Songs

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A love of the ocean has given Donavon Frankenreiter inspiration for his laid-back acoustic music.

Donavon Frankenreiter in Studio on World Cafe - 08/25/2006
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Mates of State: Intimate Details

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Full of punk jams and quirky ballads, Bring it Back is Mates of State's most personal disc.

Mates of State in Studio on World Cafe - 08/23/2006
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T Bone Burnett: An Overdue Return

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The singer-songwriter and folk-rock pioneer recently broke his 14-year hiatus as a solo performer.

T Bone Burnett in Studio on World Cafe - 08/22/2006
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Sonic Youth: The First Quarter-Century

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The group has cemented its legacy as one of the most important and inventive acts of its era.

Sonic Youth in Studio on World Cafe - 08/21/2006
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Sam Roberts: Haunting and Aggressive

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Sam Roberts' eclectic mix of rock, pop and folk has won him a growing fan base across North America.

Sam Roberts in Studio on World Cafe - 08/17/2006
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