Favorite Sessions

Glasvegas: Epic Rock Gets Stripped Bare

The Current

Glasvegas played with only two members for a sort of ambient-inspired folk sound at The Current.

Glasvegas in Studio on The Current 4/7/09

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Eric Lindell: Blues From The Swamp

XPN

The California-bred, New Orleans-based roots-rocker refines the spirit of Southern swamp-pop.

Eric Lindell in Studio on World Cafe 4/30/09

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Tommy Keene: A Power-Pop Master Returns

XPN

Keene has earned acclaim for his hook-writing mastery and thunderous guitar work.

Tommy Keene in Studio on World Cafe 4/30/09

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School Of Seven Bells: Mountains Of Sound

XPN

The band's ethereal debut, Alpinisms, finds it with its collective head in the clouds.

School of Seven Bells in Studio on World Cafe 4/29/09

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Dr. Ike On The Icons Of Ponderosa Stomp

XPN

Dr. Ike showcases forgotten legends at his New Orleans roots-music festival, Ponderosa Stomp.

Dr. Ike On The Icons Of Ponderosa Stomp

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Oren Lavie: Acting Through Music

XPN

The one-time playwright has turned to vivid pop music, and independently released his debut.

Web-Only Outtake: Oren Lavie Performs 'Trouble Don't Rhyme'

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Favorite Sessions

The Mugs: Soul-Flecked Indie-Pop

KEXP

The Brooklyn band recently brought its intriguing musical blend to KEXP's New York studio.

The Mugs in Studio on KEXP 1/29/09

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High Places: Nature Sounds, Urbane Electronics

WNYC Radio

Or, how Robert Barber met Mary Pearson — and formed a successful electronic music duo.

Listen Now: High Places On WNYC's Soundcheck

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Dan Auerbach: A Black Key Plays Solo

XPN

Authentic, blunt and powerful: The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach looks inward on his first solo album.

Dan Auerbach: A Black Key Plays Solo

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Lisa Hannigan: Handcrafted Irish Folk

XPN

The Irish singer explores rich folk-pop textures on her hand-sewn debut, Sea Sew.

Lisa Hannigan in Studio on World Cafe 4/24/09

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