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"Sometimes when I do receive a song, I do feel like I'm going to the place where that song was originating from," Valerie June says. Jacob Blickenstaff /Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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When Valerie June Writes Music, It Begins With A Voice In Her Head

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Spoon (left), Chicano Batman (center) and Valerie June (right) will perform at the SXSW Radio Day Stage. (Photos: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images, Adam Kissick/NPR, Tiana Timmerberg/WXPN.) Getty Images/NPR/WXPN hide caption

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Valerie June performs onstage at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia. Tiana Timmerberg/WXPN hide caption

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Valerie June On World Cafe

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Hurray For The Riff Raff's latest album, The Navigator, comes out today. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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RRD - New Music on World Cafe

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Valerie June's new song "Shakedown" is KXT's pick for this month's Heavy Rotation. Danny Clinch/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Heavy Rotation: 10 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing

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Valerie June's new album, The Order Of Time, comes out Jan. 27, 2017. Danny Clinch/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Songs We Love: Valerie June, 'Astral Plane'

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On her new album, Pushin' Against a Stone, Valerie June sings with a voice that's as powerful as it is unusual. Matt Wignall/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Valerie June On Learning To Love 'Perfectly Imperfect' Voices

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Top row, left to right: Laura Marling, Valerie June, Mike Milosh of Rhye; bottom row: Ty Segall, James Blake, Earl Sweatshirt. Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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All Songs Considered: The Year In Music, 2013

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Valerie June's new album, Pushin' Against a Stone, comes out Aug. 13. Susan Riddle Duke Photography/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Pushin' Against a Stone

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Valerie June Wants To Be On Your Mind

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