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Vintage Cafe: The xx WXPN-FM

The Mercury Prize-winning London band plays hauntingly spare songs from its second album, Coexist.

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The Milk Carton Kids: A Heartwarming Hit

Watch two rising singer-songwriters perform their new single "Hope of a Lifetime" for Folk Alley.

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Song Travels

Matt Munisteri On 'Song Travels'

Munisteri and Michael Feinstein share tunes that, while forsaken by the past, are easy to remember.

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Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz

Diana Krall On Piano Jazz

When this episode of Piano Jazz was recorded in 2006, Krall was seven and a half months pregnant.

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Toro Y Moi On World Cafe WXPN-FM

The electro-pop musician plays songs from Anything in Return and discusses his lyrical inspiration.

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The Lions On World Cafe WXPN-FM

The diverse reggae supergroup plays explosive songs from its new album, This Generation.

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KCRW Presents: Jake Bugg KCRW-FM

Watch the 19-year-old U.K. boy wonder perform his international hit "Lightning Bolt," live on KCRW.

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Anais Mitchell And Jefferson Hamer: Tackling 'Tam Lin'

Watch two young folk singers perform the legendary British ballad "Tam Lin."

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Yo La Tengo On World Cafe WXPN-FM

Hear the indie-rock trio play songs from the new Fade and discuss its biography, Big Day Coming.

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Linda Ronstadt On Piano Jazz

The genre-spanning vocalist sticks to jazz standards like "Lush Life" in this session.

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