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Mountain Stage

Lily & Madeleine On Mountain Stage

The sisters perform seven songs, their voices accompanied by guitar, piano, cello and mandolin.

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Tiny Desk Concerts

Rubblebucket

Even without its confetti cannon, the band brings a fun mix of brass and brash to the NPR offices.

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Favorite Sessions

Parquet Courts, 'What Color Is Blood' (Live)

Watch the band play "What Color Is Blood" on a stage made of trees at Oregon's Pickathon festival.

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Music

First Watch: The National Parks, 'Helsinki'

A father-son fishing trip is filled with simplicity and wonder in this video by The National Parks.

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All Songs TV

First Watch: Mount Eerie, 'This'

Punctuated by droning organ and frenzied flutes, a new video aims to make dream logic literal.

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Favorite Sessions

Angel Olsen, 'Stars' (Live)

Olsen showcases her agile voice before an enthralled audience at the Pickathon 2014 Woods Stage.

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Tiny Desk Concerts

Trey Anastasio

The Phish star was in town to put on a huge show, but the songs here feel more personal than that.

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Favorite Sessions

Girl Band, 'Lawman' (Live) KEXP-FM

The all-male Dublin quartet plays aggressive pop that can sound like chainsaws attacking a DJ rig.

Tiny Desk Concerts

Tiny Desk Concert: HMSTR

Watch our favorite hamsters play their twee-as-all-get-out holiday pop-punk song, "Snow Day."

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Front Row

Bombay Bicycle Club, 'Feel' (Live) WGBH

Watch the English rock band perform a song from its high-octane set at the House Of Blues in Boston.