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Station Breaks: The Best New Songs From NPR Music Stations

Hear Dirty Honey play tomorrow's classic rock today, Sonia Barcelona embark on a hauntingly beautiful journey to the depths of the sea and more in this month's list.
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It's the May edition of Station Breaks, our monthly list featuring a diverse selection of new music all hand-picked by NPR's public radio music stations.

Songs on this list are also available to stream on the NPR Slingshot Spotify playlist and the NPR Slingshot Apple Music playlist at the bottom of the page. Enjoy these new songs from emerging bands you might not know.


The Bishops, "Truffle Trap"

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