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Tiny Desk

Souad Massi

A soulful yet steely singer-songwriter from Algeria charts her own course in these four songs.

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Field Recordings

A Morning Walk With Sauti Sol

The Afro-fusion quartet from Nairobi greets the Austin morning with a version of "Love or Leave."

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Tiny Desk

Soweto Gospel Choir

The group fuses the music of many Christian cultures, with nods to African songs of celebration.

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Tiny Desk


At the NPR offices, the band plays in a lean, funky configuration that gets the room grooving along.

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