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KCRW Presents: First Aid Kit

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Hear the Swedish sisters' delicate harmonies as they premiere a song from their new album on KCRW.

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Dum Dum Girls On World Cafe

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The garage-grunge quartet performs material from its infectious recent album, Only in Dreams.

Dum Dum Girls On World Cafe
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Meg Baird On World Cafe

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The singer's tender vocals and visual narratives establish her as a strong figure in folk music.

Meg Baird On World Cafe
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Foster The People On World Cafe

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L.A.'s breakout pop act perform songs from its chart-topping album.

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Ben Folds On World Cafe

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The Sing-Off judge's energetic piano rock endures, as does his abiding love of a cappella.

Ben Folds On World Cafe
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Encore: From Mary Mary, 'Something Big'

With their uplifting lyrics and blend of different genres, award-winning duo Mary Mary has reigned over the modern gospel scene for more than a decade. In this encore broadcast, host Michel Martin speaks with sisters Erica and Tina Campbell about faith, music and the inspiration behind their latest album Something Big.

Encore: From Mary Mary, 'Something Big'
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The Jayhawks On World Cafe

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The alt-country group returns to World Cafe on the heels of its new album, Mockingbird Time.

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Gillian Welch On World Cafe

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The Harrow and the Harvest, Welch's first record in eight years, takes an introspective journey.

Gillian Welch On World Cafe
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KCRW Presents: Tinariwen

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Listen to and watch a studio session with the hypnotic and spellbinding African rock band.

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