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Dr. Dog On World Cafe

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The Philadelphia indie-pop band Dr. Dog performs songs from its album Shame, Shame.

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Neon Indian: Electro-Pop, From Coast To Coast

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The leader in blog-approved electro-pop performs a live set on KEXP's The Morning Show.

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The Gaslight Anthem On World Cafe

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The Jersey band slows things down, but still stays true to its punk roots. Listen to the set here.

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Phosphorescent On World Cafe

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Listen to the gifted Brooklyn songwriter hit the sweet spot between country and rock.

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Stars: Beautiful Pop, Even Better Banter

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Listen to live songs and an even livelier interview with the Montreal indie-rock band.

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The Unthanks On World Cafe

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Listen to these English sisters perform songs from their new album, Here's the Tender Coming.

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Ebene Quartet: Genre-Bending At WNYC

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Hear the versatile French quartet play surf, jazz and classical music in the studio.

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Esperanza Spalding: It Takes A 'Society'

Hear Spalding perform a musical interpretation of a William Blake poem in NPR's Studio 4A.

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Widespread Panic On World Cafe

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Hear the veteran jam band play an intimate studio session and chat with host David Dye.

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Laurie Anderson On World Cafe

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Listen to an interview and studio session with one of the biggest stars of experimental music.

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