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In The Studio With Rodrigo Y Gabriela

The Mexican-born, metal-gone-acoustic duo speaks with NPR's Arun Rath and performs songs from the new album 9 Dead Alive.

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First Listen: Rodrigo y Gabriela, '9 Dead Alive'

The natives of Mexico City offer a stripped-down, intimate recording that's no less thrilling.

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Rodrigo Y Gabriela's Havana Nights

The instrumental duo's new album, Area 52, was recorded in Havana with a full Cuban orchestra.

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All Songs Considered

Memorable Moments From The Tiny Desk

This week, All Songs Considered looks back at three and a half years of live music at the NPR offices.

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