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Kinky On World Cafe

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The Mexican band's new album, Dream Machine, mixes hypnotic lyrics with electronic rhythms.

Kinky On World Cafe

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Allen Stone On World Cafe

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Often compared to Stevie Wonder, the soul singer-songwriter recently reissued his self-titled album.

Allen Stone On World Cafe

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Public Image Ltd.: Re-imagining Eden

The Current

After more than three decades, John Lydon and his re-formed PiL still perform with conviction. Here, they visit The Current in the Twin Cities to perform songs from their first album since 1992.

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KCRW Presents: Twin Shadow

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George Lewis Jr. could barely stand during his recent visit to Morning Becomes Eclectic, but that didn't stop him from performing. Watch Twin Shadow deliver "Golden Light" in the KCRW studios.

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Band Of Horses On World Cafe

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The twangy rock band fine-tunes its sound on Mirage Rock, produced by the legendary Glyn Johns.

Band Of Horses On World Cafe

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Twin Shadow On World Cafe

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Inspired by motorcycle rides, the musician channels '80s new wave and pop on his new second album.

Twin Shadow On World Cafe

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Bobby Womack On World Cafe

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The soul singer recently released a long-awaited comeback album, The Bravest Man in the Universe, and it's a mix of regretful introspection and hopeful romance.

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KCRW Presents: The Tallest Man On Earth

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Huge-voiced Swedish singer-songwriter Kristian Matsson stops by KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic studios and gives a stunning performance of "1904," from this year's There's No Leaving Now.

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Calexico: A Beautiful Breakup Song

The Current

The genre-bending Arizona band, led by Joey Burns and John Convertino, released a fine record this fall called Algiers. Watch the group perform the album's first single, "Splitter."