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Kip Berman, frontman for The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart. The band's new album, The Echo Of Pleasure, is out Sep. 1. Ebru Yildiz hide caption

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First Listen: The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart, 'The Echo Of Pleasure'

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World cafe Nashville: Republican Hair

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The Wooden Sky On World Cafe

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Clockwise from upper left: Kip Berman of The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart, Robert Plant, Julien Baker, Daughter, Liars Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Julien Baker, Robert Plant, METZ, More

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Simon Raymonde On World Cafe

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Overcoats On World Cafe

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Exile in the Outer Ring

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    Exile in the Outer Ring
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    Exile in the Outer Ring
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    EMA
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    City Slang
    Released
    2017

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Lilly Hiatt's new album, Trinity Lane, is out August 25. Alysse Gafkjen/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Trinity Lane

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    Trinity Lane
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    Trinity Lane
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    Lilly Hiatt
    Label
    New West Records
    Released
    2017

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Charles Berry Jr. On World Cafe

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Björk

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