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The Mountain Goats: 'This Year,' A Classic Revisited

Watch John Darnielle and his band perform one of their shout-along classics for opbmusic.

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Bill Frisell On Piano Jazz

The guitarist plays with expansiveness and a feel for the wide-open space between notes.

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The dB's On World Cafe WXPN-FM

Hear the power-pop band perform songs from its first album in 25 years and discuss its reunion.

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The Helio Sequence On World Cafe WXPN-FM

Hear the duo play songs from its new album and discuss the natural disaster that changed its sound.

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KCRW Presents: Lord Huron KCRW-FM

Watch one of the best new bands in Los Angeles perform its hit "Time to Run," live on KCRW.

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The Internet: Odd Future's Smooth Side KEXP-FM

Watch Matt Martians and Syd The Kid perform "Give It Time," live on KEXP's Street Sounds.

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Vintage Cafe: Father John Misty WXPN-FM

A persona invented by Josh Tillman, Father John Misty showcases a rock-friendly side of the singer.

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John Cale: The Return Of An Underground Icon KEXP-FM

Watch the co-founder of The Velvet Underground perform "I Wanna Talk 2 U," live at KEXP in Seattle.

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Bill Evans On Piano Jazz

The usually quiet and reserved musical genius opens up about his approach and philosophy.

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Dinosaur Jr. On World Cafe WXPN-FM

The venerated rock trio plays songs from its new album, I Bet on Sky, and talks about its reunion.