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Ishibashi was born to post-war immigrants from Japan, which, albeit slowly, the artist has conceptually embraced more in his music. Rachael Renee Levasseur/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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On 'For Every Voice That Never Sang,' Kishi Bashi Is Confident For A Changing World

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Clockwise from upper left: Kishi Bashi, Gem Club, Madi Diaz, Montparnasse Musique, Toumani Diabaté. Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Kishi Bashi, Toumani Diabaté, Madi Diaz, More

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All Songs Considered hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton rented a cabin in the woods for a special holiday party, with Kishi Bashi, Dan Deacon, Carrie Brownstein, and more as guests. Mike Brinson/Getty Images hide caption

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Listen to our Holiday Party for the ages

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R&B singer Raveena. Her new album, Lucid, is on our shortlist of the best new albums out on May 31. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 6 Albums Out On May 31

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Kishi Bashi's Omoiyari, out May 31, is largely inspired by the artist's visit to ex-internment camps in America. Max Ritter/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Kishi Bashi Uses The History Of Japanese Internment To Explore America Today

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Kishi Bashi On Mountain Stage Josh Saul/Mountain Stage hide caption

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Kishi Bashi With Strings On Mountain Stage

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Kishi Bashi's newest album, Sonderlust, is out now. Kaden Shallat/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Kishi Bashi On World Cafe

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Kishi Bashi's latest album, Sonderlust, comes out Sept. 16. Shervin Lainez/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Kishi Bashi Announces New Album, Shares Its First Single

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Kishi Bashi's second solo album is titled Lighght. Kaden Shallat/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Kishi Bashi: Holding A Mirror To Pop Music's Many Faces

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Clockwise from upper left: Cults, Lily and Madeleine, Kishi Bashi, The Avett Brothers Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Music: Cults, Avett Brothers, Kishi Bashi, More

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All Songs Considered hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton rented a cabin in the woods for a special holiday party, with Kishi Bashi, Dan Deacon, Carrie Brownstein, and more as guests. Mike Brinson/Getty Images hide caption

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Discussion: The Year In Music, 2012

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