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  On his latest release called My Spirit Sister, Joshua James explores questions about fidelity and fears about fatherhood with staggering honesty. He talks about being raised in the Mormon church and why he left, and performs dark, stark Americana on the World Cafe.   

Only One week away! On Thursday, May 25, Different Radio will sponsor a Tiny Desk Favorites Concert at Three Heads Brewing Beer Garden (186 Atlantic Avenue), with The Mighty High And DryKitestring, and Machine Gun English.

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British duo Goldfrapp fuse infectious electronic beats with lush natural imagery on their new release, Silver Eye

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  Josh Tillman, alias Father John Misty, has never been one to shy away from controversy. On his latest album, Pure Comedy, he confronts capitalism, religion, and popular music.   

You can watch live concerts from this Non-Commvention from World Cafe Live in Philadelphia 5/17- 5/19. You can Access it from the VUHAUS Link on our home page.

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Last year, Inuit throat singer and Björk collaborator Tanya Tagaq released her fourth studio album, a deeply political body of work that protests violence against women, indigenous peoples, and the environment.

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Matthew Logan Vasquez took time away from Delta Spirit to realize his new solo project, a record called Does What He Wants that projects optimism in the face of uncertainty and restlessness.

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In this Nashville Session, Ann Powers brings us former Pistol Annies member Angaleena Presley. In her newest album, Wrangled, the spunky Presley shares with us her experiences with sexism, loss, and reinvention in the country music scene.

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“Alaska” singer Maggie Rogers became an overnight sensation after a chance encounter with Pharrell Williams. Earlier this year, she released her pop thesis, an energetic EP called Now That the Light Is Fading.

A new live broadcast from the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul, MN this week, with guests Josh Ritter, Jon Batiste, and Emma Willmann