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Favorite Sessions

Avers, 'Girls With Headaches'

Watch the psychedelic rock quintet pummel out its album highlight, "Girls With Headaches."

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Favorite Sessions

Viet Cong, 'Death' KEXP-FM

Watch the intense yet melodic punk rockers rip up the KEXP studio.

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SXSW Music Festival

Torres Sings A Quietly Intense Lullaby

What a way to put a bow on our SXSW 2015 experience.

Courtney Barnett performed songs from her new album, Sometimes I Think And Sit And Sometimes I Just Sit, at NPR Music's SXSW showcase on Wednesday, March 18, 2015. /Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

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SXSW Music Festival

Courtney Barnett, Live In Concert: SXSW 2015

The famously anxious Melbourne singer-songwriter is now a full-fledged rock 'n' roll star.

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Favorite Sessions

Brandi Carlile, 'The Eye' (Live) WXPN-FM

Watch the singer-songwriter's beautiful, subdued performance of "The Eye" on the World Cafe.

The Mynabirds plays "All My Heart" at Waller Creek for a South X Lullaby. Mito Habe-Evans/NPR hide caption

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SXSW Music Festival

The Mynabirds: A Lover's Hymn On The Banks Of Waller Creek

With just a Casio keyboard, Laura Burhenn's "All My Heart" is a lover's hymn.

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SXSW Music Festival

Watch Courtney Barnett Play A New Song Live At SXSW

Watch the Melbourne rocker and her band blast through a song from her new album, live at SXSW.

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Favorite Sessions

Diarrhea Planet, 'Spooners' (Live)

Watch the Nashville band — four guitarists strong — launch "Spooners" into the Pickathon crowd.

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Favorite Sessions

Tweedy, 'World Away' KEXP-FM

Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy plays a song from a side project with his son behind the drums.

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All Songs TV

Paul de Jong, 'Auction Block'

One half of The Books edited and directed this quirky retro collage for his latest single.