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Alicia Keys Wants You To Know You’re Doing Great

Keys speaks with Audie Cornish about delivering her seventh album, Alicia, during the pandemic, and the strange new resonance of songs written before anyone knew what this year would be like.

Monday Mix: Bedouine, Bartees Strange, Spoon Benders

These three new songs hit the airwaves this week, from the Portland group Spoon Benders, a new artist from Washington, D.C., (via Oklahoma) named Bartees Strange, and a cover of Big Star's "Thirteen" by three up and coming songwriters: Bedouine, Waxahatchee, and Hurray for the Riff Raff.

Monday Mix: Janelle Monáe, Doves, The Go! Team

This week's new songs come from Janelle Monáe, whose latest work is in a documentary on voter suppression, the return of English band Doves after an 11-year hiatus, and a playful new song from The Go! Team.

Bill Callahan: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

Bill Callahan has a deep pocket of stories to tell. Standing outside his home, he performs a few of them with guitarist Matt Kinsey and trumpet player Derek Phelps.