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Emily King performing at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia. Gabriela Barbieri/WXPN hide caption

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Emily King On World Cafe

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Lafawndah's Ancestor Boy is on our short list for the best new albums out on March 22. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 8 Albums Out March 22

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Andrew Bird On World Cafe

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Jay-Z performs on stage during 'On the Run II' tour in 2018. The rapper is among the headliners of Woodstock 50. Kevin Mazur/Getty Images hide caption

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Can Woodstock 50 'Re-Create The Magic' Of The Original Festival?

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Robert Ellis On World Cafe

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Danger Mouse and Karen O. have combined forces for the album Lux Prima. Eliot Lee Hazel/Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Karen O And Danger Mouse Join Forces For 'Lux Prima'

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Erick Alejandro Iglesias (right) of Cimafunk performs onstage at the 2019 SXSW Conference and Festival March 13, 2019 in Austin, Tx. JEALEX Photo/Getty Images hide caption

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Alt.Latino's New Music Discoveries At SXSW 2019

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Danger Mouse (left) and Yeah Yeah Yeahs singer Karen O collaborated on Lux Prima, one of the albums on our short list for the best new releases out March 15. Eliot Lee Hazel/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 5 Albums Out March 15

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Laoise On World Cafe

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David Keenan sits with a statue of the beloved Irish writer and poet Brendan Behan along the Royal Canal in Dublin. Kim Junod/WXPN hide caption

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David Keenan on World Cafe

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Stella Donnelly's debut album, Beware of the Dogs, is out now. Pooneh Ghana/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Stella Donnelly Puts Her 'Middle Finger Up' To The Patriarchy Of Rock

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Amanda Palmer inside the World Cafe Performance Studio. Gabriela Barbieri/WXPN hide caption

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Amanda Palmer On World Cafe

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The Chicago rapper Juice WRLD's new album Deathrace for Love is on our list of the best albums out on March 8. Nabil/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 7 Albums Out On March 8

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Maren Morris steps forward with confidence, drive and R&B-country hybrids with her sophomore album, GIRL. Jamie Nelson/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Maren Morris Grows Into Her Own: 'I'm A Little Bit Of Everything'

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Maggie Rogers On World Cafe

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Grey Area from the rapper Little Simz is on our short list for the best albums out on March 1. Jake Bridgland/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 6 Albums Out On March 1

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Atlanta rapper Gunna's new album Drip Or Drown 2 is on our short list for the best albums out on Feb. 22. Spike Jordan/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 8 Albums Out Feb. 22

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Ester Dean arrives for the premiere of Pitch Perfect 3 in Hollywood, Calif. in 2017. Dean's songs give you a three-minute escape from the daily grind. Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Women Behind The Songs: Ester Dean

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