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Wye Oak: The Louder I Call, The Faster It Runs The title track to Wye Oak's fifth album "The Louder I Call, The Faster It Runs" coils with exuberance and sweeping choruses. The duo made up of Jenn Wasner and Andy Stack visited each other's city for a week at a time to hunker down and combine their song sketches into a bold new album.
Orquesta Akokán: Mambo Rapidito" When Daptone Records decided to record their first Spanish language album, they went to Cuba where they set up a 16-piece orchestra featuring some of Havana's finest musicians. Orquesta Akokán evokes the sound of classical big bands like Perez Prado and Tito Puente. "Mambo Rapidito"explodes with passion!
Laura Veirs: Everybody Needs You Laura Veirs follows her 2016 collaboration with k.d. lang and Neko Case with a solo album. It's themed around the fragility of precious things, as Veirs unpacks her expansive musical skills. "Everybody Needs You" is our ode to love on this Valentine's Day.
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