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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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For the East Nashville songwriter, a recent string of family crises inspired some dark new songs.
The Swedish pop-rock trio performs songs from its new album, Breakin' Point.
In honor of World Cafe's recent interview with X's John Doe, hear a playlist of influential punk.
The Coloradan, formerly of Paper Bird, releases her inner rocker on her new album, We Were Wild.
As the influential New Jersey label celebrates 30 years in the business, World Cafe looks back.
Ellis' new fourth album is a gorgeous, diverse collection of richly human roots-country music.
Hear music from Cass McCombs, Blood Orange, Dawg Yawp and more in July's playlist of public radio favorites.
The married duo, featuring a former member of Po' Girl, describes its sound as "secular gospel."
Hear the L.A. punk veteran, X co-founder and author perform songs from his new album, The Westerner.
Hear from newcomers and veteran artists alike in five recent World Cafe sessions worth another listen.
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