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Ziggy Marley performs live for KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic. Dustin Downing/KCRW hide caption

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Favorite Sessions

Ziggy Marley, 'Start It Up' (Live)


In KCRW's studio, the reggae musician performs a hopeful, political song from his newest album.

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Favorite Sessions

Imarhan, 'Tarha Tadagh' (Live)


Watch the Tuareg rock band with ties to Tinariwen play "Tarha Tadagh" live for KCRW.

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Favorite Sessions

Tinariwen, 'Tin Ihlan' (Live)

Watch the groundbreaking Tuareg band perform a nighttime set in the Oregon woods.

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SXSW Music Festival

South X Lullaby: A-WA

Sung in gorgeous and haunting three-part harmony, it's a song about a love that hurts.

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Favorite Sessions

Ladysmith Black Mambazo, 'Homeless' (Live)


The beloved South African mbube group, now led by founder Joseph Shabalala's son, performs for KEXP.

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Favorite Sessions

Rodrigo Amarante, 'Maná' (Live)

The Brazilian singer performs an upbeat song on a stage made of branches at Pickathon in Oregon.

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Tiny Desk

Sam Lee

The singer found his voice by finding and preserving old British, Irish and Scottish folk songs.

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Tiny Desk


A star in his native Portugal, Camané evokes melancholy with a silky baritone and elegant phrasing.

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Tiny Desk


The Ukrainian acoustic quartet's music encompasses sounds and rhythms from around the world.

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SXSW Music Festival

Stromae, Live In Concert: SXSW 2015

Watch the international superstar perform for a legion of rhapsodic fans at our SXSW showcase.