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Lucy Dacus, Phoebe Bridgers, and Julien Baker played a Tiny Desk Concert together as boygenius. Bob Boilen/NPR hide caption

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Guest DJ: boygenius

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Tom Morello inside the World Cafe Performance Studio. John Evin Groome/WXPN hide caption

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Tom Morello On World Cafe

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Anderson .Paak's Oxnard, one of the year's most anticipated albums, is on our short list for the best new releases out on Nov. 16. Theo Wargo/Getty Images for TIDAL hide caption

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New Music Friday For Nov. 16: 7 Albums You Should Hear Now

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Some of the figures on Down the Road Wherever seem to want a return to some long-gone glory days, but Mark Knopfler only sketches out the what of their wistful desires, not their why. Derek Hudson/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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One of the highlights of World Cafe's recent Sense of Place: Edinburgh trip was being welcomed into the tiny basement studio of Young Fathers where the trio made the incredibly inspired record Cocoa Sugar. Kim Junod/WXPN hide caption

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Young Fathers On World Cafe

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How The Beatles Made 'The White Album'

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Laura Jane Grace & The Devouring Mothers' album Bought to Rot is on our list of the best new albums out Nov. 9. Bryce Mata/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday For Nov. 9: The 8 Albums You Need To Hear Now

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The Revivalists On World Cafe

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Clockwise from upper left: Deerhunter, Tomberlin, Andrew Bird, Bokanté + Metropole Orkest Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Deerhunter, Andrew Bird, Tomberlin, Bokanté + Metropole Orkest, More

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