Up and coming Portland rock band Greylag performed live in opbmusic's studios. OPB hide caption

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Greylag, 'Arms Unknown' (Live)

The band's moody, autumnal "Arms Unknown" receives a welcome jolt of gritty electric guitar.

Meatbodies, performing live in the KEXP studio. Matthew B. Thompson/KEXP hide caption

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Meatbodies, 'Mountain' (Live) KEXP-FM

The band lifts the riff-heavy "Mountain" from sludgy depths into a woozy, psychedelic headspace.

Parquet Courts' members perform live at Pickathon's Woods Stage. Alicia J. Rose/Courtesy of Pickathon hide caption

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Parquet Courts, 'What Color Is Blood' (Live)

Watch the band play "What Color Is Blood" on a stage made of trees at Oregon's Pickathon festival.

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Lisa Mitchell, 'Wah Ha' (Live) KCRW-FM

Watch the Australian singer perform the soft, airy folk-pop song "Wah Ha" live in the studio.

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Alvvays, 'Archie, Marry Me' (Live) KEXP-FM

The Toronto band channels an eternally appealing throwback pop-rock sound in "Archie, Marry Me."

Trentemøller performs live on KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic. Libby Pierson/KCRW hide caption

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Trentemøller, 'Come Undone' (Live) KCRW-FM

In "Come Undone," the Danish producer interacts with his band in organic, purposeful ways.

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Angel Olsen, 'Stars' (Live)

Olsen showcases her agile voice before an enthralled audience at the Pickathon 2014 Woods Stage.

Girl Band performs live for KEXP at Kex Hostel in Reykjavik, Iceland. Jim Bennett/KEXP hide caption

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Girl Band, 'Lawman' (Live) KEXP-FM

The all-male Dublin quartet plays aggressive pop that can sound like chainsaws attacking a DJ rig.