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Tom Morello On World Cafe

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

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Tom Morello On World Cafe

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

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 TIDALhide caption

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

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'Down The Road Wherever,' Mark Knopfler Builds A Village

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 artisthide caption

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World Cafe: Young Fathers

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/WXPNhide caption

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Young Fathers On World Cafe

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How The Beatles Made 'The White Album'

The Beatles at St. Pancras Old Church in London on July 28, 1968.Apple Corps Ltd.hide caption

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How The Beatles Made 'The White Album'

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

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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The Revivalists On World Cafe

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

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

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Mineral's First Song In 20 Years, 'Aurora,' Feels Like A New Dawn

"When it goes well, it feels more like something that's happening through you as opposed to something you're doing," Chris Simpson (right of center) says of writing new Mineral songs.Peter Beste/Courtesy of the artisthide caption

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New Music Friday For Nov. 2: 8 Albums You Need To Hear Now

Spanish singer Roslaía's El Mal Querer is on our short list of the best albums out on Nov. 2.John Parra/WireImagehide caption

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New Music Friday For Nov. 2: 8 Albums You Need To Hear Now

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