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Watch José James Perform 'Closer' Live In The Studio

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The modern-day jazz singer gives KCRW a taste of his new R&B-oriented album, Love In A Time Of Madness.

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Watch Preservation Hall Jazz Band Play 'La Malanga' Live In The Studio

KCRW

The spirited band performs a cut from its Cuba-inspired new album, So It Is, live at Apogee Studio in Santa Monica, Calif.

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Watch Daniel Norgren Play 'People Are Good' Live At Pickathon

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The Swedish folk-rock singer made his U.S. debut at Pickathon 2016, playing an upright piano for this Woods Stage performance.

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Watch Laura Marling Perform 'Soothing' Live In The Studio

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The English singer-songwriter's expanded sound is evident in this live performance of a gorgeous track from Semper Femina.

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Watch Sylvan Esso Perform 'Radio' — On The Radio

KCRW

The dynamic duo's follow-up to its hugely successful debut features one of its best songs yet, which Amelia Meath and Nick Sanborn performed live for KCRW.

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Watch Little Dragon Perform 'Sweet' Live In The Studio

KCRW

The dance-pop quartet's new album, Season High, is its most upbeat yet. Watch a live performance of "Sweet," captured at KCRW's studios.

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Watch Fred Eaglesmith Perform 'Toggle Switch' Live On Mountain Stage

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The Canadian country musician makes his sixth appearance on Mountain Stage with this humorous performance, as recorded live in Charleston, W.Va.

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Watch Protomartyr Jolt The Crowd At Pickathon With 'Pontiac 87'

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Starting with a description of the Pope's 1987 visit to the Silverdome, the Detroit rock band gives a smart and unsettling performance in the woods outside Portland, Ore.

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Watch Father John Misty Perform 'Ballad Of The Dying Man' Live In The Studio

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Armed with Pure Comedy's biting cultural observations, Josh Tillman stopped by KCRW's studios for a surprisingly tender performance.

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Watch Cold War Kids Perform 'So Tied Up' Live In The Studio

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The Long Beach band plays a pop-oriented cut from its new album LA Divine live for KCRW.