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Favorite Sessions

Seth Avett & Jessica Lea Mayfield, 'Fond Farewell' KEXP-FM

After bonding over their shared love of Elliott Smith, the two began covering some of his songs.

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All Songs TV

First Watch: Lauren Shera, 'Light and Dust'

This Nashville songwriter is a fan of 1970s folk-rock mythology, and it shows in her latest video.

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Mountain Stage

Kristin Andreassen On Mountain Stage

The multi-talented musician performs her solo material on stage in West Virginia.

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SXSW Music Festival

Watch Laura Marling's Longing Lullaby In A Church Courtyard

Watch the British songwriter perform "Walk Alone" after most of Austin had gone to bed.

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SXSW Music Festival

Luluc's Disquiet Lullaby In The Dark

The quiet folk duo sings "Star," a disquieting prayer that questions the light in the dark.

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Tiny Desk Concerts

Punch Brothers

Before the wide-ranging band plays, the audience sings "Happy Birthday" to mandolinist Chris Thile.

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Favorite Sessions

Dana Falconberry, 'Possum Song' (Live) KUT-FM

The Austin singer performs "Possum Song" live in a large tent at the Wild Basin Wilderness Preserve.

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Favorite Sessions

Father John Misty, 'I Love You, Honeybear' KCRW-FM

Watch the folk-rock singer-songwriter as he passionately performs the title song from his new album.

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All Songs TV

A Song For Chinese New Year: Stop And Hear The Red Flowers

American banjo players Abigail Washburn and Bela Fleck play a traditional Chinese song.

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Favorite Sessions

Valerie June, 'Workin' Woman Blues' (Live)

The captivating singer performs a plaintive blues-folk lament in the woods at Pickathon.