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Matana Roberts

On this episode of All Songs Considered, we hear new music from (top left, clockwise) Matana Roberts, Slant, Svitlana Niano, MxPx, Liam Grant and Daniel Bachman. Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Jenny Lewis performs at Piedmont Park during Music Midtown in Atlanta, Ga. in Sept. 2015. Scott Legato/FilmMagic/Getty Images hide caption

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Ranging from mystic drone to explosive free jazz, Roberts digs into the dirt along the spiritual roots of American blues, jazz, rock and more on Coin Coin Chapter Three: Run River Thee. Matthew Eisman/Getty Images hide caption

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Matana Roberts' new recording, COIN COIN Chapter One: Gens De Colour Libre, joins Live In London as her second album released in 2011. Brett Walker/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Matana Roberts: An Ancestral History In Music

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