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Encore Episode: Hallelujah! The Songs We Should Retire

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The women of Dominican electronic trio Mula make synth music that synthesizes their acoustic Caribbean musical heritage. Raúl Fernández/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Brittany Howard of Alabama Shakes performs at Coachella in 2015. Alabama Shakes' song "Hold On" is on our Turning the Tables: 21st Century Edition list. Christopher Polk/Getty Images hide caption

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House Music Is Controllable Desire You Can Own

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Kali Uchis performs onstage during the 2018 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival on April 20, 2018 in Indio, California. Rich Fury/Getty Images for Coachella hide caption

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