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Dance Music Invades WAMU's Bluegrass Studio

WAMU's Bandwidth

One of the top dance-music acts in D.C., Protect-U released its full-length debut album, Free USA, this week. Watch the duo bring a short, shadowy live set to WAMU's hallowed Bluegrass Studio.

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Song Travels

Diane Schuur On 'Song Travels'

The jazz vocalist swings through a few favorites, including "I Get Along Without You Very Well" and "The Very Thought of You," and joins host Michael Feinstein for "Embraceable You."

Listen: Diane Schuur On 'Song Travels'

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Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz

Clint Eastwood On Piano Jazz

Hear the actor share stories about seeing Charlie Parker live — and perform a duet with host Marian McPartland in a session from 2004.

Listen: Clint Eastwood On Piano Jazz

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World Cafe

Joan Osborne On World Cafe

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The singer performs songs from her new album Love and Hate, which took many years to complete.

Joan Osborne On World Cafe

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Field Recordings

D.D Dumbo: Looping Sounds In An Austin Alleyway

We'd heard all sorts of crazy rumors about the eclectic Australian musician D.D Dumbo. For this Field Recording, we discovered some secrets about his global influences.

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Chromeo, 'Jealous (I Ain't With It)' (Live)

KCRW

Watch the electro-funk pop duo perform its latest hit, "Jealous (I Ain't With It)," live for KCRW listeners at Apogee Studios in Santa Monica, Calif.

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World Cafe

Ryley Walker On World Cafe

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The rising Chicago acoustic guitar player visited with World Cafe to speak with host David Dye and perform three songs from his debut album, All Kinds Of You.

Ryley Walker On World Cafe

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Tacocat, 'Crimson Wave' (Live)

KEXP

The Seattle punk-pop band's name is a palindrome, not to mention a potential Internet meme. Watch Tacocat perform "Crimson Wave" live in KEXP's studio.

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Music

In The Studio With Rodrigo Y Gabriela

The Mexican-born, metal-gone-acoustic duo speaks with NPR's Arun Rath and performs songs from the new album 9 Dead Alive.

In The Studio With Rodrigo Y Gabriela

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Damon Albarn, 'Lonely Press Play' (Live)

WFUV On-Air: Music Discovery Starts Here

Albarn recently stopped by WFUV's studio in the Bronx, where he and his band the Heavy Seas were joined by New York's Scorchio Quartet. Watch them perform "Lonely Press Play" together.