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Chaz Bear explores adulthood, technology and identity with his latest album, Outer Peace. Jack Bool/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Toro y Moi Jumps Out Of His Comfort Zone With 'Outer Peace'

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Maggie Rogers' Heard It In A Past Life is on our short list for the best albums out on Jan. 18. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday For Jan. 18: 7 Albums You Should Hear Now

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This week's episode of The Thistle & Shamrock features music by John McCutcheon. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: New Year Sounds

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Jazz pianist James Francies released his debut album, Flight, in Oct. 2018. Jati Lindsay/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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High Velocity And Control: Jazz Pianist James Francies Takes His First 'Flight'

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Clockwise from upper left: Stella Donnelly, Telekinesis, Lana Del Rey, The Wild Reeds Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Lana Del Rey, Telekinesis, Stella Donnelly, & More

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Members of Las Cafeteras perform an updated version of "La Bamba." NPR hide caption

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Alt.Latino's American Anthems: An Exploration Of Songs That Unite

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Underneath The Stars

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