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Rhythm Angels: Enchanting Americana

WKSU

Watch videos from the angelic Americana duo in a session from Folk Alley.

Rhythm Angels In Studio On Folk Alley

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World Cafe

Mindy Smith: A Chanteuse's Emotional Return

XPN

Hear the singer in an intimate interview and session with Tracey Tannenbaum on World Cafe.

Mindy Smith: A Chanteuse's Emotional Return

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Camera Obscura: Infectious And Poetic

XPN

The Scottish band has been playing its infectious, poetic indie-pop to ever-wider acclaim.

Camera Obscura: Infectious And Poetic

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World Cafe

Edward Sharpe's Psychedelic Folk Troupe

XPN

Hear the 13-piece band that's taken Los Angeles by storm, in session on World Cafe.

Edward Sharpe's Psychedelic Folk Troupe

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Serenading Science In A New Rock Album

They Might Be Giants tackles the scientific process, plasma physics and DNA in song.

Serenading Science In A New Rock Album

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World Cafe

The Return Of The Jayhawks (Sort Of)

XPN

Hear The Jayhawks' spare, harmony-drenched alt-country music in a session on World Cafe.

The Jawhawks in Studio on World Cafe 09/24/09

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Favorite Sessions

Harlem Quartet Takes The 'A' Train In Boston

WGBH Radio

Hear the young string quartet play classics by Billy Strayhorn and Maurice Ravel at the WGBH studio.

Harlem Quartet Takes The 'A' Train In Boston

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World Cafe

Dave Alvin And Roots-Rock's Guilty Women

XPN

Dave Alvin's newest project takes the innovative singer-songwriter in a new direction.

Dave Alvin and the Guilty Women on World Cafe 09/23/09

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World Cafe

The Strawbs: Pop's Timeline Gets Unplugged

XPN

The Strawbs' members are survivors. The 40-year-old band goes through its long history in a session.

Acoustic Strawbs In Studio On World Cafe 9/22/09

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Japandroids: A Frantic Invasion

KEXP

Japandroids may be a duo, but it sure doesn't sound like one. The band covers Big Black at KEXP.

Japandroids In Studio On KEXP 6/16/09

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