On his latest album as Strand of Oaks, Timothy Showalter embraces the highest and lowest points of his life with equal joy. Maclay Heriot/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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When Reality Is More Intense Than Psychedelics: Strand Of Oaks On 'Hard Love'

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Brooke Waggoner performs on this week's episode of Mountain Stage. Brian Blauser/Mountain Stage hide caption

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Brooke Waggoner On Mountain Stage

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The Tourist

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Vagabon's new album, Infinite Worlds, comes out February 24. Ebru Yildiz/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Infinite Worlds

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Ani Cordero's new album, Querido Mundo, comes out February 24. Bek Andersen/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Querido Mundo

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King Woman's new album, Created In The Image Of Suffering, comes out Feb. 24. Rob Williamson/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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04Shame

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The Couple That Plays Together: World Cafe's Top 10 Musical Couples

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World Cafe Next: The Outdoor Type

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