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Watch Buscabulla Perform 'Tártaro' Live In The Studio

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The Puerto Rican-born, Brooklyn-based duo plays sensual, salsa-inspired music it calls "the Caribbean music of the future."

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Watch Thee Oh Sees Perform 'Withered Hand' Live At Pickathon

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The Bay Area band embraced the excesses of rock 'n' roll in its performance at last summer's Pickathon festival just outside Portland, Ore.

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Watch The Shins Perform 'The Fear' Live For KCRW

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The band visited KCRW's studio for one of its first full-band performances behind the new album Heartworms.

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Watch Tift Merritt Perform Live On Mountain Stage

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"How does the scar forgive the knife?" the singer-songwriter asks in this heart-wrenching live performance of "Heartache Is An Uphill Climb."

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Watch Middle Kids Perform 'Never Start' Live For KCRW

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The Aussie rock trio plays a standout track from its new self-titled EP.

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Watch Nikki Lane Perform 'Highway Queen' Live For Folk Alley

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The country rocker plays her new album's self-assured title track at the 30A Songwriters Festival.

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Watch Ryan Adams Perform 'Prisoner' Live For KCRW

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The songwriter performs the title track from his latest album in a solo acoustic session.

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Watch Iron & Wine Perform 'We Two Are A Moon' Live On Mountain Stage

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The cinematic neo-folk cut is from Sam Beam's recent collaboration with Jesca Hoop.

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Watch Gabriel Garzón-Montano Perform 'Crawl' Live For KCRW

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One of the most promising artists of 2017 plays a song off his latest album, Jardín.

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Watch Robert Ellis Perform 'Elephant' Live For Folk Alley

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The Texas native played his intense love song live at the 30A Songwriters Festival in Florida.