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Sheer Mag On World Cafe

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HAIM's sophomore album Something To Tell You was released July 7. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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HAIM Has 'Something To Tell You' About Sisterhood And Songwriting

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Raul Malo with his beloved Gibson L-5 Studio, restored by luthier Joe Glaser. John Partipilo/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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After Surviving A Nashville Flood, Raul Malo's Gibson Guitar Gets A New Lease On Life

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Vic Mensa's debut album The Autobiography is out July 28. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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On 'The Autobiography,' Vic Mensa Faces His Personal Demons And Emerges Stronger

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For Jazz Pianist Dave Frishberg, Music And Wit Go Hand In Hand

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An Archival Interview With Ray Manzarek, Keyboardist For The Doors

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John Scofield Performs 'Quiet And Loud Jazz'

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Latin Alternative Music Fests Heat Up The Summer

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"You can only write so many songs about your personal struggle," Margo Price says. "I think it's a little more about what's going on outside than what's going on inside." Angelina Castillo/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Midland blends honky-tonk with Laurel Canyon country-rock. Harper Smith/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Midland On World Cafe

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Hip Hop deejays Stretch Armstrong (right) aka Adrian Bartos and Bobbito (left) aka Robert Garcia became legends on The Stretch Armstrong Show during the 1990s. Back then, they were hip hop tastemakers on college station WKCR in New York City. Now they're back together hosting "What's Good? With Stretch and Bobbito," an NPR podcast. Nickolai Hammar/NPR/. hide caption

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Stretch & Bobbito On Race, Hip-Hop, And Belonging

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Feist On World Cafe

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Turning The Tables with Ann Powers On World Cafe

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Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit's new album is The Nashville Sound. Danny Clinch/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Jason Isbell On World Cafe

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