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NPR's favorite music of June, from salty joy to heart-wrenching slow jams

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New Mix: Regina Spektor, Stella Donnelly, Tomberlin, More

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New Mix: Regina Spektor, a Son Lux collaboration with David Byrne and Mitski, more

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Singer-songwriter Regina Spektor at Lollapalooza in 2007, months before her nine-song performance for NPR's Mountain Stage. Jeff Gentner/Getty Images hide caption

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Regina Spektor in Concert on Mountain Stage - 09/22/2008

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One LA Community Where Folk And Rock Converged

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Regina Spektor On World Cafe

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"It becomes a gift ... to get to see things from a different perspective," Regina Spektor says. Her new album is called Remember Us To Life. Shervin Lainez/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Regina Spektor: 'I See My Family ... In Everybody'

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Whole Show

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16 Number One Songs From Our First 16 Years

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"To me, the voice is an instrument, just like any other instrument," Regina Spektor says. Shervin Lainez hide caption

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Regina Spektor: On Growing Up A 'Soviet Kid'

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Discussion: Our Favorite Music Of The Year (So Far)

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The songs on What We Saw From the Cheap Seats don't come just from the past year but from a span of "10 years or more," Regina Spektor says. Shervin Lainez hide caption

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Regina Spektor Still Doesn't Write Anything Down

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Regina Spektor, Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood Does Avant-Garde Classical, More

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