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Rafiq Bhatia's recreation of standards uses what we've heard before to ask "What haven't we heard yet?" and challenges us to ask "Why not?" John Klukas/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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On 'Standards Vol. 1,' Rafiq Bhatia Questions The Act Of Reinterpretation

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The singer and guitarist Torres. Her latest full-length, Silver Tongue, is on our shortlist of the best new albums out Jan. 31. Michael Lavine/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 10 Albums Out On Jan. 31

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Clockwise from upper left: Stevie Wolf, Beach House, Tank And The Bangas, Rafiq Bhatia Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Beach House, Tank And The Bangas, Stevie Wolf, More

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