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Video: Micachu At SXSW

Mica Levi fronts the wildly playful and inventive British rock band Micachu and the Shapes. Normally, the group plugs in, turns up the volume and plays as a trio. But for this video performance at the South by Southwest music festival and conference, Levi plays by herself, with just a child-sized acoustic guitar. Watch how she stretches the limits of six nylon strings and a magic marker.

Video: PJ Harvey And John Parish At SXSW

After an extensive negotiation involving three cups of hot green tea and a late change of venue, PJ Harvey and John Parish agreed to a performance and video shoot. The two showed up, sat down, produced a steel guitar and two amplifiers, and performed two beautiful songs from their new album, A Woman a Man Walked By.

Video: 3 New Songs From Mirah, Live In Austin

Lots of artists mix digital and acoustic sounds, but Mirah does it with remarkable control and grace. Her songs are never overly produced or overly sentimental. They're just a little dark, with something bubbling quietly beneath humming electronics and gently strummed guitars. See Mirah perform three new songs from her latest album, (A)spera, at the historic Driskill Hotel in Austin, Texas.

Kinky's Mexican Rock, Live In Studio 4A

The Mexican electronic rock band Kinky performs songs from its latest album Barracuda. Lead singer Gil Cerezos talks with host Michel Martin about the band's collaborative spirit, and how it's managed to win over a devoted international following despite little commercial radio airplay.

Kinky's Mexican Rock, Live In Studio 4A

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Video: St. Vincent Rehearses For SXSW

All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen and producer Robin Hilton visit a practice studio outside Austin, Texas, where Annie Clark and her band St. Vincent rehearsed for the South by Southwest music conference and festival. See video of St. Vincent performing two new songs from the group's upcoming album, Actor.

Video: Grandaddy's Jason Lytle At SXSW

Through the '90s, until the group disbanded in 2006, Grandaddy built a loyal audience by making beautifully orchestrated, neo-psychedelic space-pop. Former frontman Jason Lytle returns this year with his debut solo album, Yours Truly, The Commuter. He showcased some of his new songs for this NPR Music video session.

Remixing YouTube, One Video At A Time

The latest viral video doesn't just come from YouTube — it's a remix of it. Amateur musicians with video cameras and homemade gadgets are all the playthings of an Israel-based musician and producer named Kutiman, who blends their sounds and images into unique songs.

Remixing YouTube, One Video At A Time

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SXSW 2009 Preview

On this edition of All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen chats with Carrie Brownstein, Robin Hilton, Stephen Thompson about some of the bands they're most looking forward to seeing at SXSW.

SXSW 2009 Preview

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India.Arie: 'Love And Politics,' Live In Studio

The popular singer-songwriter says her new album, Testimony, Vol. 2, is about "the oneness of all things." Watch video from a studio session by India.Arie, recorded live in NPR's Studio 4A.

India.Arie: 'Love And Politics,' Live In Studio

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