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Local Natives On World Cafe

XPN

Hear an interview and some energetic live songs off the band's debut album, Gorilla Manor.

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String Quartet Soulmates: Ravel and Adams

WGBH Radio

Hear the St. Lawrence Quartet play music by Maurice Ravel and John Adams in the WGBH studio.

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Good Old War On World Cafe

XPN

The folk-inspired, harmony-intensive trio plays songs from its new self-titled album.

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Karan Casey: The Countryside Personified

Folk Alley

Listen to the Irish folksinger perform a riveting set in the Folk Alley studios.

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Meg Baird: Reassuring Uncertainties

WNYC Radio

The enchanting Philadelphia folksinger unveils new material on WNYC's Spinning on Air.

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RJD2 On World Cafe

XPN

Watch RJD2 demonstrate the process of creating sample-based music, using one of his own songs.

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Fitz And The Tantrums: Northern Soul, SoCal Style

KEXP

Hear and download the L.A. sextet's bold set of brassed-up breakup songs in this session from KEXP.

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Shout Out Louds On World Cafe

XPN

The Swedish indie-pop band brings a raw, catchy throwback sound to WXPN's studios.

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Omara Portuondo: Cuban Music's Matriarch

WFUV On-Air: Music Discovery Starts Here

Listen to one of Havana's living legends perform songs at WFUV's Studio-A in New York City.

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