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John Paul White's "Simple Song" appears on the concept album Southern Family, produced by Dave Cobb. Allister Ann/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Simple Song

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This is your chance to get creative, have fun and maybe win your own Tiny Desk Concert. Juana Merlo/NPR hide caption

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Announcing Our 2016 Tiny Desk Contest

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Guitarist, actor and writer Carrie Brownstein performing with her band Sleater-Kinney at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C. Alex Schelldorf/NPR hide caption

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All Songs +1: Carrie Brownstein Isn't Who You Think She Is

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From left, Martha guitarists Daniel Ellis and Jc Cairns, bassist Naomi Griffin and drummer Nathan Stephens-Griffin. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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05Six Men Getting Sick Six Times (Mendable)

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    Six Men Getting Sick Six Times (Mendable)
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    Radiator Hospital/Martha
    Artist
    Radiator Hospital/Martha
    Label
    Specialist Subject
    Released
    2015

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The Hunt Eternal

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The Magdalene

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SiR's new album, Seven Sundays, is out Friday. Dana Washington/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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12Crashing Down

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    Crashing Down
    Album
    Seven Sundays
    Artist
    SiR
    Label
    Fresh Selects
    Released
    2015

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Rickie Lee Jones' new album, The Other Side of Desire, will be out on June 23. David McClister/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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J'ai Connais Pas

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Iris DeMent recorded The Trackless Woods at her home in Iowa. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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13Listening to Singing

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