Favorite Sessions

KCRW Presents: Alt-JKCRW

Watching the English band alt-J perform in KCRW's studios, it was clear we were witnessing an artist on the rise. It was the group's U.S. radio debut, the morning after a sold-out show, and alt-J's members were clearly confident. As the catchy potential pop hit "Breezeblocks" demonstrates, the band draws from a wide and unpredictable range of influences. An Awesome Wave is out now.

Watch alt-J's full session on Morning Becomes Eclectic.

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Baio, 'Needs' KCRW-FM

Danceable strings! Orchestral pop! It's the bassist from Vampire Weekend, back and with vigor.

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Blind Pilot, 'White Apple' (Live)

Watch the Portland, Ore., band perform "White Apple" at last year's Pickathon festival.

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Gregory Alan Isakov, 'Saint Valentine' (Live)

Watch a simple symphony of violin, banjo and voice, recorded live at Pickathon in Oregon.

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