Favorite Sessions

KCRW Presents: The Afghan WhigsKCRW

When news spread about an Afghan Whigs reunion tour, we knew we had to have the band on KCRW. The group showed no signs of rust from a 10-year hiatus, playing powerful soul ballads propelled by straight-up rock 'n' roll riffs. It was an honor and a real pleasure to host Greg Dulli and company as they performed a set covering a wide range of their catalog, including "Fountain and Fairfax" from the band's widely worshiped 1993 album Gentlemen.

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Courtney Barnett, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2015

The rising Australian rock star went electric and then some this weekend at Newport.

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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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Desaparecidos, Live In Concert

Watch Conor Oberst's punk band put on an exhilarating, fist-pumping show at Brooklyn's Shea Stadium.

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Krill, 'Torturer'

A mansion caretaker's isolation gives way to paranoia in the Boston band's surreal new video.

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