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Irene Diaz

With Carolyn Cardoza, Diaz conjures a place where emotions run deep and beauty is unmistakable.

Tiny Desk Concert with Quetzal on June 27, 2014. Sarah Tilotta/NPR hide caption

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Quetzal

The veteran East L.A. band's music penetrates the intellect even as it makes your hips sway.

Juana Molina performs at a Tiny Desk Concert in April 2014. Jim Tuttle/NPR hide caption

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Juana Molina

Molina sounds as if she'd been raised by wolves and discovered the world of music on her own.