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Colter Wall's self-titled debut album is out now. Melissa Stilwell/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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World Cafe Nashville: Colter Wall

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Cover Stories, a new compilation of artists covering Brandi Carlile's The Story, released on May 5. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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All Songs +1: Brandi Carlile Reflects On 10 Years Of 'The Story'

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alt-J's new album, Relaxer, is out June 2. Mads Perch/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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alt-J Talk Chasing Excitement And Magic On A Confident New Album

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Blondie performs live at WXPN's Non-COMM 2017 in Philadelphia, Pa. Rachel Del Sordo /WXPN hide caption

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Blondie On World Cafe

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Doo-Wop Singer Dion Pays Homage To His Musical Influences

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The latest album by Old 97's is called Graveyard Whistling. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Old 97's On World Cafe

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Pop artist Peter Blake poses beside a copy of the Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band album cover, which he co-designed in 1967. Matt Cardy/Getty Images hide caption

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Why The 'Sgt. Pepper's' Cover Art Matters As Much As The Music

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From left to right: Aria Mason (Rosalia), Ebonee Davis (Piquita) and Kenya Lawrence Jackson (La Flamenca) star in OperaCréole's production of La Flamenca. Cedric A. Ellsworth/Courtesy of OperaCréole hide caption

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A New Orleans Company Shines A Light On Opera's Diverse History

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Khalid's debut album, American Teen, explores timeless themes of love and loss. Kacie Tomita/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Khalid's Timeless Pop Anthems For American Teens

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Jaco Pastorius performs in 1982, around the time when Paul Blakemore engineered his concert at Avery Fisher Hall for NPR's Jazz Alive!. Tom Copi/Courtesy of Resonance Records hide caption

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In A Lost Concert, Jaco Pastorius Sounded The Rhythm Of The City

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Pokey LaFarge's latest album is Manic Revelations. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Pokey LaFarge On World Cafe

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"I'm not gonna be afraid of anything anymore," Juanes says. "I don't want to follow any trends in music. I just wanna [make] music from my heart and my soul — as I did it before." Omar Cruz/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Juanes On His Journey Of Self-Discovery

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Kansas City musician Krystle Warren, whose forthcoming album is titled Three the Hard Way, has lived in France for nine years. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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From Paris With Love: A Kansas City Musician Gets Distance And Perspective

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