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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 eclectic guitarist celebrates the open road with his newest album, Eyes On The Lines. Hear a conversation and performance.
The Irish singer's music creeps up on you like a fog. Hear her perform "It's Clearing Now" and "How You Feel" live in the studio.
The Nashville singer's inner Dusty Springfield comes out on her newest album, Ain't Who I Was. Hear her perform three songs live in the studio.
The young Californian has the kind of voice that you hear and immediately believe. Listen to two songs from his debut EP.
The competitive spirit may reign at the Olympics, but these songs — featuring musicians from this year's host country — are all about international collaboration.
The veteran singer proves he's still a soul man extraordinaire in this session. He's joined by a backing band including John Leventhal, Amos Lee and Amy Helm.
These five collaborators and musical influences, including Floyd Miles and Derek Trucks, have helped shape the pioneering blues-rock musician's career.
Funk, R&B and hip-hop all coexist in the wildly original music on Rubinos' newest album, Black Terry Cat. Hear her perform a few songs live in the studio.
The North Mississippi Allstar shares stripped-down songs from his newest album, which documents a lifetime of music.
Lead singer Alex Ebert discusses identity and his "Edward Sharpe" persona in this session, which also features live performances recorded in Los Angeles.
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