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Join David Dye as he navigates the World Cafe through performances and interviews with celebrated and emerging artists.

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New Artists on the Rise

Every week, we feature independent and emerging artists who are making exciting, innovative music.

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The Brooklyn quintet's new record, Otero War, is a concept album whose songs nevertheless stand on their own. Hear a live performance.
Hear the Melbourne duo perform three songs from its debut full-length, Stadium Cake.
The Irish singer-songwriter performs music from her new album, At Swim, including a song with lyrics borrowed from the poet Seamus Heaney.
Hear two lyrically dense songs from the Australian singer-songwriter's debut album, Don't Let The Kids Win.
Not every partnership is built to last. From The White Stripes to Sonny & Cher, here are 10 talented, if temporary, musical duos.
Hear the Todd Snider-fronted supergroup perform songs from its new album, Rest In Chaos.
Beat Latino's Catalina Maria Johnson discusses the music of the Chicano Power movement of the 1960s.
Once dubbed a "folktronica" artist, Orton goes all-electronic on her latest album, Kidsticks. Hear her perform live in this session.
The Toronto improvisational band is known for collaborations with Ghostface Killah and Tyler, the Creator. Watch a video of "Speaking Gently."
Let a panel of 10 public-radio hosts recommend you some new music, including songs by Warpaint and Noname, plus a premiere from Tom Brosseau.
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