Favorite Sessions

KCRW Presents: RhyeKCRW-FM

For Rhye's first-ever radio performance, we turned the lights down and lit some candles to get in the mood. We were curious to hear how the band — the project of producer Robin Hannibal and singer Mike Milosh — would translate the intimacy of its sensual, soulful music into a live setting. With the help of incredible backing players, including a string section, Hannibal and Milosh pulled off a romantic, moving set.

Watch Rhye's entire session at KCRW.com.

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Leon Bridges, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2015

At Newport, the fast-rising soul singer gracefully inhabited a set of timeless songs.

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The Suffers, 'Gwan' (Live)


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Watch Shamir Perform 3 Songs From 'Ratchet'

Sporting a Yo Gabba Gabba shirt, Shamir clearly came to have a blast — and play songs from Ratchet.

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Ibeyi, 'Ghosts' (Live)


Watch twin sisters Lisa-Kaindé and Naomi Diaz's enchanting, vivacious performance of "Ghosts."

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