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Della Mae puts extra pluck in its bluegrass

Listening to Della Mae’s assured new album, “This World Oft Can Be,” it’s funny to think this progressive five-piece string band based in Boston started almost as a gimmick.

Fiddler Kimber Ludiker initially had an idea for an ensemble that sounded good, at least in theory.

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