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Aurora's debut album, All My Demons Greeting Me As A Friend, came out in 2016. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Aurora On World Cafe

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Half Waif's new EP, form/a, comes out Feb. 24. Landon Speers/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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04Frost Burn

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    Frost Burn
    Album
    form/a
    Artist
    Half Waif
    Label
    Cascine
    Released
    2017

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Nnamdi Ogbonnaya's new album, DROOL, comes out March 3. Johnny Fabrizio/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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05dOn't turn me Off (feat. JD AKA ThrashKitten & Mal Devisa)

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    dOn't turn me Off (feat. JD AKA ThrashKitten & Mal Devisa)
    Album
    DROOL
    Artist
    Nnamdi Ogbonnaya
    Label
    Father/Daughter Records
    Released
    2017

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Dennis Coffey's live recordings offer insight into the success of Motown. Michael Ochs Archives/Courtesy Resonance Records hide caption

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A Club Performance From 1960s Detroit Holds One Key To Motown's Success

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Sense Of Place Melbourne: Missy Higgins

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Foxygen's new album, Hang, is out now. Cara Robbins/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Foxygen On World Cafe

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Becca Stevens' new album, Regina, comes out March 24. Shervin Lainez/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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05Queen Mab

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    Queen Mab
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    Regina
    Artist
    Becca Stevens
    Label
    GroundUP
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    2017

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