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New Mix: Pedro The Lion, boygenius, Rubblebucket, And More

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The English Beat On World Cafe

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Graham Coxon On World Cafe

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The Blur guitarist and prolific solo artist shares beautiful, fun-sized songs he wrote for the Netflix series The End of the F***ing World.

Graham Coxon On World Cafe

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Chris Cornell's cover of "Nothing Compares 2 U," recorded live at SiriusXM in 2015, appears on an upcoming, career-spanning compilation of the late singer's work. Jason Merritt/TERM/Getty Images hide caption

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Mountain Man On World Cafe

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Tom Morello's solo debut record, The Atlas Underground, is out now via Mom + Pop Music. Eitan Miskevich/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Tom Morello's Solo Debut Creates Art From Wreckage

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Clockwise from upper left: Tiny Ruins, J. Fernandez, SASAMI, Monica Martin, Papercuts, Koda Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Tarriona 'Tank' Ball, J. Fernandez, Tiny Ruins, Koda And More

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Greta Van Fleet's debut album, Anthem of the Peaceful Army, is out now via Republic Records. Travis Shinn/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Greta Van Fleet Isn't Just For Your Led Zeppelin-Loving Dad

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Richard Thompson On World Cafe

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Elle King's sophomore full-length Shake the Spirit is on our short list for the best albums out on Oct. 19. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday For Oct. 19: 8 Albums You Should Hear Now

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Ketch Secor Of Old Crow Medicine Show on World Cafe

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