Soul icon Bettye LaVette recently performed live on WFUV in New York City. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Bettye LaVette: Open To Interpretation

WFUV On-Air: Music Discovery Starts Here

Hear the soul icon perform two songs from Interpretations: The British Rock Songbook on WFUV.

Betty LaVette In Studio at WFUV

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Nneka and her crew performed on Jon Kertzer's show, "The Best Ambiance," on KEXP in Seattle. Jim Beckmann hide caption

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Nneka: Soulful Sounds From Lagos

KEXP

Hear a studio session and interview with the Nigerian funk and soul singer on KEXP.

Nneka In Studio at KEXP

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Dr. John: The Old Soul Of New Orleans

Jazz24

Hear a session from the king of the Crescent City's music scene, recorded live at Jazz24.

Dr. John In Studio at Jazz24

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Eyedea: A Life Cut Short

The Current

The Minnesota rapper died Saturday at age 28. He performed on MPR's The Current last year.

Eyedea: A Life Cut Short

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Van Dyke Parks, the man behind Brian Wilson's Smile, recently performed with Clare and the Reasons at WNYC. David Garland hide caption

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Van Dyke Parks: Cycling Back Around

WNYC Radio

The man behind Brian Wilson's Smile performs in studio with Brooklyn band Clare and the Reasons.

Clare And The Reasons And Van Dyke Parks In Studio At WNYC

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Throwing Muses singer Kristin Hersh performs in the KEXP studios in Seattle. Renata Steiner hide caption

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Kristin Hersh: Memoirs Of A Muse

KEXP

The Throwing Muses singer reads from her new book and performs classic songs from her past.

Kristin Hersh In Studio at KEXP, 9/8/2010

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The Budos Band recently brought its raucous Afro-funk to KUT's studios in Austin. Kisha Bari hide caption

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The Budos Band: High-Octane Vintage Soul

KUT 90.5

The Staten Island collective brings its raucous Afro-funk sound to the studios of KUT in Austin.

The Budos Band: High-Octane Vintage Soul

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Rufus Reid peeps out from behind his bass during a studio session on WBGO's The Checkout. Josh Jackson hide caption

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Rufus Reid: The Evolving Bassist

WBGO

The bassist and his trio visit WBGO to perform music from Reid's new recording, Out Front.

Rufus Reid In Studio At WBGO, 6/22/2010

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Parisian artist Bibi Tanga and his Selenites recently performed on WNYC's Soundcheck. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Bibi Tanga And The Selenites: Afro-Parisian Flair

WNYC Radio

Hear the Afro-pop band perform three funky songs on WNYC's Soundcheck.

Hear And Download The Full Session From WNYC

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The Mynabirds, led by Laura Burhenn (second from right), stopped by the KEXP studios in Seattle for a studio session. Renata Steiner hide caption

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The Mynabirds: Dusty In Omaha

KEXP

Listen to a soft and soulful studio session from this Saddle Creek Records band.

The Mynabirds In Studio at KEXP, 07/15/2010

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