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Favorite Sessions

Cass McCombs, 'Angel Blood' (Live)

The enigmatic, nomadic singer-songwriter performs "Angel Blood" live in the studio.

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Favorite Sessions

Merchandise, 'Little Killer' (Live) KEXP-FM

"This song's about the bomb," frontman Carson Cox says of the Tampa rock band's "Little Killer."

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Tiny Desk Concerts

Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo

Benatar and Giraldo play three classics: "We Live For Love," "We Belong" and "Promises In The Dark."

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Tiny Desk Concerts

J Mascis

The Dinosaur Jr. frontman, one of the world's loudest musicians, performs unplugged and acoustic.

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Favorite Sessions

Jenny Lewis, 'She's Not Me' (Live) KCRW-FM

The former Rilo Kiley singer performs her new song "She's Not Me" at Los Angeles' Apogee Studios.

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Front Row

St. Paul And The Broken Bones, 'I'm Torn Up' (Live) WGBH

Watch the Alabama soul band's earthshaking performance of the opening track from its debut album.

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Favorite Sessions

Perfume Genius, 'Queen' (Live) KEXP-FM

Seattle native Mike Hadreas performs "Queen" from Too Bright, his third album as Perfume Genius.

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Mountain Stage

Blake Mills On Mountain Stage

Mills plays a tremendous array of modified guitars and oddball amplifiers on stage in West Virginia.

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Songs We Love

First Watch: Wild Moccasins, 'Eye Makeup'

A synth-driven, New Wave-indebted ode to the risks of self-exposure.

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Favorite Sessions

Karen O, 'Rapt' (Live) KCRW-FM

The Yeah Yeah Yeahs singer performs a song she wrote seven years ago, but had hidden away until now.