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Nuçi's Space was named in honor of Nuçi Phillips, a young Athens musician who died by suicide in 1996. Courtesy of Nuçi's Space hide caption

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Nuçi's Space on World Cafe

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Billie Eilish's third album, created as always alongside her brother and collaborator Finneas, is titled Hit Me Hard and Soft. William Drumm/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Billie Eilish finally remembers who she is

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Telemarket on World Cafe

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System of a Down's Serj Tankian on his memoir, why a new album hasn't come since 2005

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Wuxtry Records in Athens, Ga. Kimberly Junod/WXPN hide caption

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Wuxtry Records on World Cafe

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"When I first started being in Bikini Kill, I thought of myself as a feminist performance artist who was in a punk band," Kathleen Hanna says. Rachel Bright/Ecco hide caption

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Kathleen Hanna on life as a 'Rebel Girl,' and the joy of expressing anger in public

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Barrie Buck on World Cafe

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Speranza Scappucci conducts singers on stage and the orchestra in the pit for the Washington National Opera's production of Turandot. Keren Carrión/NPR hide caption

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One of opera's greatest hits gets a new and happy ending in Washington

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The Black Keys on World Cafe

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Mark Knopfler on World Cafe

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Justice on World Cafe

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Alejandro Escovedo on World Cafe

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Jon Bon Jovi, shown here in 2011, says the band's 1986 hit "Livin' on a Prayer" has "touched more lives than I could have ever dreamt." David Bergman/Hulu hide caption

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'I can only give the best': Bon Jovi on vocal surgery and the road to recovery

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Charley Crockett on World Cafe

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John Morrison on World Cafe

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"Music has given me my whole life," St. Vincent says. "It was hard work, but it's worth it because every night you get to spend 90 minutes with people and go someplace completely out of this world." Alex Da Corte/Nasty Little Man hide caption

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St. Vincent offers tension, release and sonic 'jump scares'

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Lizzie No on World Cafe

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