Favorite Sessions Exclusive studio sessions recorded at public radio stations across the country.

Helmet's Page Hamilton peforms live in KEXP's studio in Seattle. Beth Crook/KEXP hide caption

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Helmet, 'Blacktop' (Live)


Page Hamilton and his crew were a huge deal in the early 1990s, but his more recent material has gone, for lack of a better term, unsung. Watch him perform "Blacktop" live in KEXP's studios.

Joe Henry performed some new, unreleased material live on KEXP. Charina Pitzel/KEXP hide caption

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Joe Henry, 'Swayed' (Live)


The gifted producer and songwriter visits KEXP to perform material from his upcoming album Invisible Hour. Watch Henry perform "Swayed" in KEXP's Seattle studios.

Jamestown Revival performed live on KCRW. Rob LaFond/KCRW hide caption

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Jamestown Revival, 'California' (Live)


Jonathan Clay and Zach Chance are old friends who grew up in Texas. They formed Jamestown Revival before moving to L.A., which is where they performed "California" live on Morning Becomes Eclectic.

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Jon Hopkins, 'Open Eye Signal' (Live)


The British producer recently visited Seattle to play the Decibel electronic music festival. That meant making a stop by KEXP's studios to perform "Open Eye Signal" from last year's Immunity.

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Rokia Traore, 'Mama' (Live)


One of Mali's most revered voices recently visited KCRW in Santa Monica, Calif., to play a new song called "Mama" that hasn't appeared on any album — and you can watch her perform it right here.

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Mary Lambert, 'She Keeps Me Warm' (Live)


Seattle singer-songwriter Mary Lambert was recently nominated for a Grammy for her contribution to Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' hit "Same Love." Here, she performs an extension of that song's chorus.

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Novalima, 'Liberta' (Dedicated To Nelson Mandela)


The Afro-Peruvian collective recently visited KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic for a session, during which its members paid tribute to Nelson Mandela. Watch Novalima perform "Liberta" live.

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Julianna Barwick, 'One Half' (Live)


As gentle as they are, the ethereal sounds of singer Julianna Barwick possess prescription-strength power. Watch her perform "One Half," from this year's gorgeous Nepenthe, live in KEXP's studios.

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Yuna, 'Falling' (Live)


Since releasing a self-titled EP in 2008, audiences have been enraptured by Yuna's alluring vocal style. Watch her perform the opening song from her album, Nocturnal, live on Morning Becomes Eclectic.

Jagwar Ma performed live on KEXP Dec. 10. Dave Lichterman/KEXP hide caption

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Jagwar Ma, 'Come Save Me' (Live)


With its debut album, Howlin', the young Australian trio is on a quest to revitalize the Madchester sounds of Britpop past. Watch them perform "Come Save Me," recorded live in the KEXP studios.