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Big Red Machine, born of the friendship of Bon Iver's Justin Vernon and The National's Aaron Dessner, is less a band than a large-scale collaboration involving dozens of musicians. Graham Tolbert /Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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With Big Red Machine, Justin Vernon And Aaron Dessner Are Anti-Auteurs

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Meg Myers On World Cafe

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Troye Sivan's Bloom is on our short list of the best albums out on Aug. 31. Heidi Silmane/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday For Aug. 31: Six Albums You Should Hear Now

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Amos Lee Mini Concert On World Cafe

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David Byrne (left) with World Cafe Host, Talia Schlanger (right) backstage at the 2018 XPoNential Music Festival. John Myers/WXPN hide caption

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David Byrne On World Cafe

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Clockwise from upper left: Gabby's World, Anna Calvi, Greg Laswell, Cat Power, Laura Gibson Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Cat Power, Laura Gibson, Greg Laswell, Anna Calvi, More

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Dee Snider (center) with the rest of Twisted Sister in 1984. Mark Weiss/Getty Images hide caption

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Don't Get It Twisted: 'We're Not Gonna Take It' Can Be Anyone's Protest Song

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