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Darlingside's Extralife comes out Feb. 23 via Thirty Tigers. Cameron Gee/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Extralife

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    Darlingside
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    2018

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Brandi Carlile's By The Way, I Forgive You follows 2015's The Firewatcher's Daughter, nominated for best Americana album at the 2016 Grammys. Alysse Gafkjen/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Brandi Carlile On Practicing Forgiveness, Even When It's Hard

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Piers Faccini On Mountain Stage

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The Low Anthem's The Salt Doll Went To Measure The Depth Of The Sea comes out Feb. 23 on Joyful Noise. James Joiner/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Salt Doll Went To Measure The Depth Of The Sea

This week's episode of The Thistle & Shamrock features music by Alan Stivell. FRED TANNEAU/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: The Long View

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Tift Merritt On Mountain Stage

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This week's episode of The Thistle & Shamrock features music by Robert Burns. Alexander Nasmyth hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Songs Of The Bard

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The Dustbowl Revival On World Cafe

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Gauthier's ninth studio album, Rifles & Rosary Beads, is the singer's first co-written project. She calls it her best. Laura E. Partain/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Reworking Trauma: Mary Gauthier Tells Veteran Stories On 'Rifles & Rosary Beads'

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The Thistle & Shamrock: New Year, New Music 2

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