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James Vincent McMorrow, 'Rising Water' (Live)

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The singer-songwriter performs a song from his latest album, We Move, live for KCRW.

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Mondo Cozmo, 'Shine' (Live)

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Joshua Ostrander's new project performs the standout pop-rock single live for KCRW.

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Best Music Videos Of 2016

Francis And The Lights, 'Friends (Feat. Bon Iver & Kanye West)'

This dance routine isn't perfectly synchronized or well-rehearsed, but that's the beauty of it.

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Best Music Videos Of 2016

Frank Ocean, 'Nikes'

Tyrone Lebon's video for "Nikes" illustrates several different sides of Ocean's psyche.

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Beyoncé, 'Lemonade'

Beautiful imagery and symbolism give this highly personal short film its lasting effect.

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Róisín Murphy, 'Exploitation' (Live)

KCRW

The Irish art pop musician showcases her singular aesthetic in a live performance for KCRW.

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Watch A Glimpse Of Delicate Steve's 'Cartoon Rock' Lifestyle

Imagine what cartoon music would sound like if ZZ Top invented it.

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Is Life A Total Bore? Jump On Kero Kero Bonito's 'Trampoline'

The U.K. pop trio is a glitter cannon to the heart.

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Mountain Stage

Lucius On Mountain Stage

The band, led by singers Holly Laessig and Jess Wolfe, performs live in West Virginia.

Lucius On Mountain Stage

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Noteworthy

'I Feel More Comfortable Being Confrontational': BANKS Comes Into Her Own

The singer, about to release her second album, talks about embracing the power of her femininity.