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Clockwise from upper left: Shakey Graves, Trio Mediaeval, The Mountain Goats, Mr. Mitch, The War On Drugs, Elliot Moss, GAS Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Shakey Graves, The War On Drugs, The Mountain Goats, More

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The Wild Reeds' new album is called The World We Built. Joseph H Adams/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Wild Reeds

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Living In The Shadows, Part Two: On The Edge Of A Dream, which collects Bert Jansch's post-2000s output, comes out April 28. Colin Harper/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Re-wiring Easily

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Lizzie No's debut album is called Hard Won. Sydney Lowe/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Folk Musician Lizzie No On Anger That Heals

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Jeremy Messersmith's new album, 11 Obscenely Optimistic Songs For Ukulele: A Micro Folk Record For The 21st Century And Beyond, comes out April 14. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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World Cafe Nashville: Steelism

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Adam Roszkiewicz, Jeremy Darrow, Melody Walker, Jacob Groopman and Leif Karlstrom make up the modern bluegrass band Front Country. J. Scott Schrader/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Get To Know The 'String-Band Pop' Of Nashville's Front Country

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Samantha Crain spoke with NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro about her latest album, You Had Me At Goodbye. Dakota Lewallen/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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For Samantha Crain, 'Making New Traditions' Is A Mode Of Survival

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