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Tiny Desk

Johnnyswim

Impossibly telegenic and charming, the band mixes booming intensity with polish and sparkle.

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Tiny Desk

Quilt

Interweaving harmonies and guitar lines set the tone for these soft, benevolent, dreamy songs.

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Tiny Desk

Federico Aubele

The Argentine singer uses his dark, husky voice to produce a specific effect in these three songs.

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Favorite Sessions

KEXP Presents: Temples KEXP-FM

The young U.K. band has been touted by Britpop luminaries like Johnny Marr and Noel Gallagher.