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Guster performing live at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia for WXPN's Free At Noon Concert. John Vettese/WXPN hide caption

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Guster On World Cafe

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Cuz I Love You, from the singer Lizzo, is on our short list of the best albums out April 19. Luke Gilford/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 6 Albums Out April 19

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Josh Ritter performs live for World Cafe Gabriela Barbieri/WXPN hide caption

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Josh Ritter On World Cafe

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Rodrigo y Gabriela's Mettavolution comes out April 26. Ebru Yildiz/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Mettavolution

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    Mettavolution
    Album
    Mettavolution
    Artist
    Rodrigo y Gabriela
    Label
    ATO Records
    Released
    2019

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Sharon Van Etten On World Cafe

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New Mix: Tank And The Bangas, Jesca Hoop, Chris Staples, More

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Phosphorescent performs at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia. Recorded live for this session. Taylor Johnson/WXPN hide caption

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Phosphorescent On World Cafe

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Glen Hansard On World Cafe

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Anderson .Paak's Ventura arrives just five months after his previous full-length, Oxnard and is a return to form. Francesco Prandoni/Redferns hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 7 Albums Out On April 12

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Beyond The Summer Of Love, 'Get Together' Is An Anthem For Every Season

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Clockwise from upper left: Ahmed Ag Kaedy (photo: Konrad Waldmann), Psychedelic Speed Freaks (photo: Anna Aguirre), Catherine Watine, Keith Fullerton Whitman's modular synthesizer. Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Viking's Choice: Psychedelic Speed Freaks, Ahmed Ag Kaedy, More

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