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Best Sessions Of 2013: Dawes

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The newly independent California band plays songs from its new record, Stories Don't End, and singer-songwriter Taylor Goldsmith talks about the inspiration behind the album.

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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. Hear the group perform songs from its new album, Made Up Mind.

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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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Favorite Sessions

Julianna Barwick, 'One Half' (Live)

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As gentle as they are, the ethereal sounds of singer Julianna Barwick possess prescription-strength power. Watch her perform "One Half," from this year's gorgeous Nepenthe, live in KEXP's studios.

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The late bandleader, composer, arranger and trumpeter was famed for sophisticated musical ideas and dedicated to the infinite possibilities of jazz. Hear a 2006 session.

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Vintage Cafe: Neko Case

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Hear the fiercely intelligent singer-songwriter perform four songs from The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight, The More I Love You live in the studio.

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Best Sessions Of 2013: Graham Nash

XPN

The two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Famer visits the WXPN studios to reflect on his days in The Hollies and Crosby, Stills & Nash. His new autobiography, Wild Tales: A Rock & Roll Life, takes readers on a page-by-page journey through the musician's life.

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Best Sessions Of 2013: Tom Jones

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The Welsh performer sings blues, gospel and Leonard Cohen on his new album, Spirit in the Room.

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Favorite Sessions

Yuna, 'Falling' (Live)

KCRW

Since releasing a self-titled EP in 2008, audiences have been enraptured by Yuna's alluring vocal style. Watch her perform the opening song from her album, Nocturnal, live on Morning Becomes Eclectic.

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The Fab Four: A Beatles Cover Band On World Cafe

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The California-based band talks with host David Dye about its Beatles-intensive holiday album, Hark!

The Fab Four On World Cafe

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