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Best Sessions Of 2013: Dawes

XPN

The newly independent California band performs songs from its new album, Stories Don't End.

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Best Sessions Of 2013: Tedeschi Trucks Band

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The blues-rock band joins David Dye at NPR's Washington, D.C., headquarters for a soulful session.

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Best Sessions Of 2013: Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

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The elegant, intensely emotive Australian band plays songs from its new album, Push the Sky Away.

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Vintage Cafe: Neko Case

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Hear the fiercely intelligent singer perform four songs from her new album live in the studio.

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Favorite Sessions

Yuna, 'Falling' (Live)

KCRW

Watch the alluring vocalist perform "Falling" from her new album, live on Morning Becomes Eclectic.