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Singer John Sebastian, founder of The Lovin' Spoonful, made an impromptu appearance at the Woodstock festival. Henry Diltz hide caption

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Woodstock At 50: The Unheard Recordings

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Cuco is the solo project of 21-year-old Omar Banos. His album Para Mí is on our shortlist for this week's best new albums. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Newport Folk Festival Preview 2019

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The Flaming Lips. Their new album, The King's Mouth, is on our shortlist for the week's best new releases. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 8 Albums For July 19

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Daniel Warren Johnson's Murder Falcon comic features an anthropomorphic, bionic falcon who kills demons from the underworld by the power of guitar shredding. Daniel Warren Johnson/Courtesy of Skybound Comics hide caption

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Clockwise from upper left: Wilco, Pearla, Erin Durant, Bon Iver, Khruangbin, Brian Eno Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Bon Iver, Brian Eno, Wilco, Khruangbin And More

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"If you want to make a diaspora of things, you need to reach to a diaspora of people," GoldLink says. Josh Brasted/Getty Images hide caption

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GoldLink Talks 'Diaspora' And The Global Future Of Music

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Ephraim Bugumba's song "Voices in My Head" was a stand-out entry in this year's Tiny Desk Contest. Nolis Anderson/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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This Tiny Desk Contestant Processes Pain Through Music: 'It Became Our Safety Place'

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Mississippi rapper Big K.R.I.T. His latest project K.R.I.T. IZ HERE is on our shortlist of the best albums out on July 12. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 8 Albums For July 12

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