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Tiny Desk

Mashrou' Leila

A rock band from Beirut performs songs that mix hedonism and hyper-literate lyrics.

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World Cafe

Watch Bombino Perform At SXSW

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Watch the West African guitarist weave his hypnotic magic from Austin's Radio Day Stage last week.

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Favorite Sessions

Rodrigo Amarante, 'Maná' (Live)

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The Brazilian singer performs an upbeat song on a stage made of branches at Pickathon in Oregon.

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Sam Lee

The singer found his voice by finding and preserving old British, Irish and Scottish folk songs.

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Tiny Desk

Camané

A star in his native Portugal, Camané evokes melancholy with a silky baritone and elegant phrasing.

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Tiny Desk

DakhaBrakha

The Ukrainian acoustic quartet's music encompasses sounds and rhythms from around the world.