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Dolores O'Riordan of The Cranberries performs at L'Olympia May 2017 in Paris. According to Cranberries member Noel Hogan, he and O'Riordan started emailing album ideas in June 2017. David Wolff-Patrick/Redferns/Getty Images hide caption

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Kurt Cobain in the studio with Nirvana in late 1991. Michel Linssen/Redferns/Getty Images hide caption

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'Smells Like Teen Spirit,' The Anthem For A Generation That Didn't Want One

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Kevin Morby Takes A Hard Look At God In America

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King Princess On World Cafe

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Guster performing live at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia for WXPN's Free At Noon Concert. John Vettese/WXPN hide caption

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Guster On World Cafe

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Cuz I Love You, from the singer Lizzo, is on our short list of the best albums out April 19. Luke Gilford/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 6 Albums Out April 19

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Josh Ritter performs live for World Cafe Gabriela Barbieri/WXPN hide caption

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Josh Ritter On World Cafe

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Rodrigo y Gabriela's Mettavolution comes out April 26. Ebru Yildiz/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Mettavolution

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    Mettavolution
    Album
    Mettavolution
    Artist
    Rodrigo y Gabriela
    Label
    ATO Records
    Released
    2019

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Sharon Van Etten inside the World Cafe Performance Studio Rachel Del Sordo/WXPN hide caption

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Sharon Van Etten On World Cafe

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New Mix: Tank And The Bangas, Jesca Hoop, Chris Staples, More

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Phosphorescent performs at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia. Recorded live for this session. Taylor Johnson/WXPN hide caption

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Phosphorescent On World Cafe

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Glen Hansard On World Cafe

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