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The Haden Triplets

When the sisters cover classic country music together, the result is a treat and a trip in time.

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Joseph Calleja

All the world's top opera houses want the young tenor with the old-school approach.

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Diane Cluck

On record, Cluck's elastic voice and fingerpicking are impressive. Live, they jam the senses.

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Jake Bugg

Watch the 20-year-old English singer-songwriter, who has worked with superproducer Rick Rubin.

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Lowland Hum

It's hard to convey the sound of two people in love, but Lowland Hum does that effortlessly.

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Asaf Avidan

Avidan has an album and no U.S. record label to put it out. But he's on a solo tour that's stunning.

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Brass Bed

See the band re-create some of its stellar studio effects with a pedal steel and some novelty mics.

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Sofia Rei

For about 20 minutes one sunny afternoon, Rei turned a desk into a small Latin American folk club.

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Cate Le Bon

The Welsh singer's set conveys loneliness and doubt with just two guitars and an inviting whisper.

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Suzanne Vega

The inventive folk-music veteran book-ends a four-song set with her hits "Luka" and "Tom's Diner."