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These Tiny Desk Contestants Set Stories Of The Asian-American Experience To Music

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Christina Aguilera's Liberation comes out June 15. Luke Gilford/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday For June 15: Six Albums You Should Hear Now

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Natalie Prass On World Cafe

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The Thistle & Shamrock: The Strange Undoing Of Prudencia Hart

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"There is an element to what I do sometimes where I capture something that I have trouble recreating or beating," Herzig says. "So a lot of times I get stuck with the demo, like, the first time I sang it." Butterfly Boucher/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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John Prine On World Cafe

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Charley Crockett On World Cafe

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Aisha Burns's sophomore album tackles death, new love, depression and more. Stephanie Larsen/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'I've Discovered My Voice': Aisha Burns Navigates Love In The Wake Of Her Mom's Death

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Jade Bird backstage during 2018 Stagecoach Country Music Festival on April 27, 2018 in Indio, Calif. Jason Kempin/Getty Images hide caption

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All Bets Are On Jade Bird

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This Tiny Desk Contestant Braved The Elements Of Alaska To Pay Tribute To His Grandmother

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