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Kraftwerk, photographed in 1977. From left: Florian Schneider, Karl Bartos, Ralf Hütter and Wolfgang Flür. Gilbert Uzan/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images hide caption

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Kraftwerk And Our Computer World

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Top left, clockwise: Sinéad Harnett, Olivia Rodrigo, The Zolas, Sharon Van Etten & Angel Olsen, Bill Laurance, Sound Prints. Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Mereba's new EP, Azeb, is out now. Breyona Holt/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The Top 6 Albums Out On May 28

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John Hiatt On World Cafe

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Olivia Rodrigo's debut album Sour is a follow-up to her singles "drivers license" and "deja vu." Grant Spanier/Geffen Records hide caption

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Tom Jones on World Cafe

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Olivia Rodrigo's debut album, Sour, is out May 21, less than six months after she shattered streaming records with the breakthrough single "drivers license." Renee Klahr/NPR hide caption

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Dawn Richard Documents Her Mother's Dreams

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Los Angeles, January 1971: A pre-glam David Bowie jams at a party. Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images hide caption

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Celebrating NPR's 50th On World Cafe

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Top row, left to right: Rita Payés, ILoveMakonnen, Flock of Dimes, Zao, Toumani Diabaté, Pom Pom Squad. Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Marie Ulven, who records under the name girl in red, performing in 2019 in Oslo, Norway. PYMCA/PYMCA/Avalon/Gonzales Photo/Univ hide caption

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Marie Ulven, 'Girl In Red,' Talks Fame, Sexuality And Her New Album

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Rickie Lee Jones and Tom Waits as seen in Last Chance Texaco: Chronicles of an American Troubadour. Sal Sdestro/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Rickie Lee Jones on World Cafe

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Money Mark, Beastie Boys Keyboardist, Has A Timeless Reminder

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