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Purity Ring performs live on KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic. Shelly Badal/KCRW hide caption

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Purity Ring, 'Bodyache' (Live) KCRW-FM

Towing an apparatus that's both percussion instrument and light show, the duo performs "Bodyache."

Jose Gonzalez performs live on KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic. Shelly Badal/KCRW hide caption

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José Gonzalez, 'Let It Carry You' (Live) KCRW-FM

Watch the Swedish-Argentine singer perform the stunningly beautiful "Let It Carry You."

People Under The Stairs performs live at Pickathon 2014. Tobin Copeland-Turner/Pickathon hide caption

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People Under The Stairs, 'Tuxedo Rap' (Live)

The L.A. hip-hop duo reaches a high point in its Pickathon set with "Tuxedo Rap."

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Other Lives, 'English Summer' (Live) KEXP-FM

The trio packs the studio with horns, strings and percussion to achieve its big, layered sound.

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The Steel Wheels, 'Mountains Quake/Find Your Mountain' (Live)

Watch the Shenandoah Valley string band perform "Mountains Quake" and "Find Your Mountain."

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Hop Along, 'Waitress' (Live) WXPN-FM

Frances Quinlan is an unorthodox and exciting performer. Watch her band perform "Waitress" for WXPN.

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ODESZA, 'Say My Name' (Live) KCRW-FM

The Seattle electronic producers, with Young Summer, showcase a bit of their stunning live show.

Mumford & Sons perform live in the WFUV studio. Caroline Inzucchi/WFUV hide caption

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Mumford & Sons, 'Broad-Shouldered Beasts' (Live) WFUV-FM

The best-selling, Grammy-festooned rock band performs a song from its new album, Wilder Mind.

Brandi Carlile performs live on KEXP. Matthew B. Thompson/KEXP hide caption

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Brandi Carlile, 'Mainstream Kid' (Live) KEXP-FM

Watch the roots-rock singer's incendiary studio performance of the defiant "Mainstream Kid."

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Lindsay Lou & The Flatbellys, 'Hot Hands' (Live)

The Michigan bluegrass musicians play "Hot Hands," from a new album recorded in their dining room.