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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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This Portuguese singer might be the new face of fado around the world. Hear some triumphant live concert recordings and a conversation about her impressive career.
Just in case Dylan never gets around to picking up his Nobel Prize for literature, here are a few possible alternate candidates.
The newest version of Kaoru Ishibashi's band is major '70s fun in the World Cafe studio. Hear the session and watch a video of "Say Yeah."
The Athens, Ga., singer-songwriter embraces her pop side on her latest album, Divorce Party. Hear the conversation and performance.
Raleigh-Durham punk Kym Register acknowledges guitar pop's allure in a project with Will Hackney.
The former J. Geils Band frontman is a font of musical knowledge. Watch him play "Fun For A While" live onstage in Philadelphia.
Get to know the Toronto native as she shares stories and songs with David Dye.
For its new album, the Portland band takes inspiration from ancient South American ruins and its own rapidly gentrifying hometown.
World Cafe's new contributing host and producer, Talia Schlanger, spotlights music from her mother country.
Traveling the back roads inspired the Nashville guitarist's latest album, Modern Country. Hear a conversation and performance.
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