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All Songs Considered: Hear Brand New My Morning Jacket, More

Hear this week's essential listening with new music from My Morning Jacket, Sharon Van Etten, Conor Oberst's Desaparecidos and more.

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A Newport Folk Festival Preview

We're going to Newport for three days of amazing concerts! Hear a preview of some of the bands we'll feature in NPR's live coverage this weekend.

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World Cafe

New Multitudes On World Cafe

Formed in honor of Woody Guthrie, the folk supergroup (Jay Farrar, Will Johnson, Anders Parker and Jim James) performs songs arranged from Guthrie's unpublished lyrics and musings.

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Favorite Sessions

KCRW Presents: My Morning Jacket

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Watch an intimate live performance of the band's new album, Circuital, on KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic with Jason Bentley.

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My Morning Jacket On World Cafe

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Hear an interview with frontman Jim James and live cuts by the experimental alt-country band.

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