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Khaela Maricich (left) and Melissa Dyne of The Blow.

Read Bob Boilen's Top 20 Albums of 2013

December 16, 2013 – The All Songs Considered host shares an overstuffed list of the albums he loved this year.

Kacey Musgraves.

Read Stephen Thompson's Top 10 Albums Of 2013

December 16, 2013 – The best albums of 2013 stand as album-length statements rather than mere collections of good songs.

Top row, left to right: Laura Marling, Lorde, Mike Milosh of Rhye; middle row: Ty Segall, James Blake, Valerie June; bottom row: Khaela Maricich and Melissa Dyne of The Blow, Earl Sweatshirt, Lou Reed.

Listen Discussion: The Year in Music, 2013

December 4, 2013 – All Songs Considered's wide-ranging discussion of the music that meant the most in 2013.

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Listen All Songs Considered: The Year In Music, 2013

December 4, 2013 – All Songs Considered's wide-ranging discussion of the music that meant the most in 2013.

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Laura Marling.

Listen Laura Marling On World Cafe WXPN

October 31, 2013 – Hear the British singer-songwriter perform six songs from her new album, live onstage at WXPN. WXPN

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Laura Marling's new album, Once I Was an Eagle, comes out May 28.

Read First Listen: Laura Marling, 'Once I Was An Eagle'

May 19, 2013 – The folksinger takes a remarkable journey over the course of 16 hypnotic, subtly inventive songs.

Clockwise from upper left: Aesop Rock and Kimya Dawson of The Uncluded, guitarist William Tyler, singer Cassandra Jenkins and Laura Marling

Read New Music From Kimya Dawson, Laura Marling And More

April 23, 2013 – Plus Sonny and the Sunsets, guitarist William Tyler and newcomer Cassandra Jenkins.

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Laura Marling performs a Tiny Desk Concert at the NPR Music offices.

Watch Laura Marling: Tiny Desk Concert

July 12, 2012 – Two songs from A Creature I Don't Know bookend a gorgeous new, unreleased song called "Once."

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Laura Marling performed "Sophia" on opbmusic.

Watch Laura Marling: How To Reveal A Quiet Song OPB

May 10, 2012 – Marling's in-studio performance of "Sophia" conveys lyrical depth that rewards repeat listening. OPB

Clockwise from left: Donovan, Laura Marling, Richard Thompson, Mumford & Sons.

Read World Cafe Looks Back: Celebrating U.K. Folk WXPN

March 19, 2012 – Hear from artists who've helped define the sound, including Donovan, Bert Jansch and Laura Marling. WXPN

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Laura Marling.

Listen Laura Marling In Concert WXPN

December 9, 2011 – The 21-year-old folk dynamo performs material from her new album, A Creature I Don't Know. WXPN

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Joni Mitchell's 'Blue'

Watch You've Never Heard Joni Mitchell's 'Blue'?!

November 14, 2011 – Music intern Clare Flynn loves folk music but hadn't heard Joni Mitchell's album until now.

English singer-songwriter Laura Marling has been serenading tiny, randomly selected audiences (just two people at a time) for exclusive "Experiments in Awkwardness."

Read Laura Marling's Experiments In Awkwardness

October 6, 2011 – The English folksinger tests the limits of social awkwardness, and by extension intimacy, in art.

Laura Marling

Listen Laura Marling In Concert

October 6, 2011 – Hear the British folk-rock musician perform a set full of laughs and gorgeous, tear-jerking music.

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Laura Marling visits WNYC's Spinning on Air.

Listen Laura Marling: Striking Songs And A Supple Voice WNYC

September 13, 2011 – Hear the 21-year-old songwriter perform polished, emotional new material on WNYC's Spinning on Air. WNYC

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