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New Artists on the Rise

Every week, we feature independent and emerging artists who are making exciting, innovative music.
Bonet's soulful new EP, The Visitor, feels immediately comforting, but still mysterious. Hear two songs.
The former Water Liars member heads south for his new solo album, Constant Stranger. Hear two songs.
On World Cafe's recent trip to Sydney, Australia, we met a young artist who just keeps experimenting.
The Austin artist's inventive new EP, Never Understood, was produced by Spoon drummer Jim Eno. Hear two songs.
Raleigh-Durham punk Kym Register acknowledges guitar pop's allure in a project with Will Hackney.
Working alone, with just his ancient 8-track, has done the trick for this New England songwriter. Hear two songs from his forthcoming debut EP.
The Nashville songwriter's major-label debut is reminiscent of Kris Kristofferson, Billy Joe Shaver and James Taylor all at once. Hear two songs.
Hear two stellar singles from the Australian three-piece, led by accomplished singer Hannah Joy.
The New York four-piece's Sub Pop debut features propulsive rock songs that turn unexpected corners. Hear two tracks.
Hear two lyrically dense songs from the Australian singer-songwriter's debut album, Don't Let The Kids Win.
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