NPR Music, WQXR and (Le) Poisson Rouge host an intimate evening of music that spans both great Western and Middle Eastern music with members of an inspiring orchestra, led by one of classical music's most eminent artists.
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NPR Music, WQXR and (Le) Poisson Rouge host a evening that spans great Western and Middle Eastern music with members of an inspiring orchestra, led by one of classical music's most eminent artists.
January 29, 2013
Odd Future offshoot The Internet performs live at KEXP in Seattle.
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Producers Matt Martians and Syd The Kid bring their neo-soul act The Internet to KEXP for a live session on Larry Mizell Jr.'s January 29, 2013 Street Sounds program. Watch them perform "Give It Time."
Of Montreal performs a Tiny Desk Concert on Dec. 14, 2012.
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Frontman Kevin Barnes has been working on quiet material, and decided to try it out in the intimate confines of the NPR Music offices. The result is a rarely heard side of a band for whom theatricality has long been a means of expression rather than an end unto itself.
January 28, 2013
John Cale visits KEXP's studios in Seattle for an intimate performance.
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The co-founder of The Velvet Underground recently visited KEXP in Seattle to play songs from his solo album, January 26, 2013 Shifty Adventures in Nookie Wood. Watch Cale perform, "I Wanna Talk 2 U."
Watch one of today's top string quartets delve deep at a Brooklyn bookstore to play the dark-hued second movement of Felix Mendelssohn's Op. 80 string quartet.
January 25, 2013
Mexican Institute of Sound performs live on KCRW.
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Camilo Lara is the producer and DJ behind one of Mexico City's most unusual emerging sounds. Watch Lara and his group of live musicians perform "Es-Toy" live during KCRW's January 24, 2013 Morning Becomes Eclectic.
The Lone Bellow performs at Rockwood Music Hall.
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The Brooklyn roots-rock group has caused a stir with its self-titled debut. Watch its members perform one of the album's catchiest songs, "The One You Should've Let Go," live in New York City.
January 22, 2013
Cody ChesnuTT performs live on WFUV in New York City.
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After 10 years between albums, the soul singer made a triumphant comeback with January 19, 2013 Landing on a Hundred. Watch ChesnuTT perform one of that record's catchiest and most poignant songs, "That's Still Mama."
Poolside performs on KCRW.
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This L.A. disco duo is aptly named, and was a favorite of KCRW throughout 2012. Listen to Filip Nikolic and Jeffrey Paradise perform "Take Me Home," with help from members of Brazil's Bonde do Rolê.
January 16, 2013
The Stooges Brass Band got its start when members of two rival high-school marching bands in New Orleans decided to join forces. Today, the group mixes hip-hop, funk and R&B in its live performances.
January 16, 2013