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

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Lo-Fang, 'Permutations' (Live)


Watch Lorde's hand-picked opener for her recent tour perform his indie hit, live in the studios of Morning Becomes Eclectic.

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Noah Gundersen, 'Ledges' (Live)


The soft-spoken folk-rock artist from Seattle performs a delicate and dynamic Morning Show session with his friends and family. Watch Gundersen play the title track to his debut album, Ledges.

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Phantogram, 'Black Out Days' (Live)


Fresh off the release of Voices, the New York electro-pop duo stops by Morning Becomes Eclectic to perform one of the album's standout songs, "Black Out Days."

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Minor Alps, 'Far From The Roses' (Live)


Nada Surf's Matthew Caws and Juliana Hatfield performed together for the very first time in KEXP's studios in Seattle. Watch them play "Far From The Roses," from Get There.

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Future Islands, 'Seasons (Waiting On You)' (Live)


Watch the synth-powered Baltimore rock band perform "Seasons (Waiting on You)" for KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic earlier this month, with the aid of new drummer Mike Lowry.

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John Doe With Mike McCready, 'See How We Are' (Live)


Pearl Jam's lead guitarist recently made a surprise visit to KEXP's studios to perform with John Doe, leader of the pioneering American punk band X. Watch the two of them play X's "See How We Are."

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Cahalen Morrison & Eli West, 'Down In The Lonesome Draw' (Live)

Folk Alley

The Seattle folk duo's new song, "Down in the Lonesome Draw," is about searching for work and opportunity — a relevant topic for musicians and music lovers alike. Watch them perform the song live.

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Lee Ranaldo And The Dust, 'Key/Hole' (Live)


The Sonic Youth guitarist began recording his 10th album, Last Night on Earth, the week Hurricane Sandy hit.

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The Crystal Method, 'Over It' (Live)


Ken Jordan and Scott Kirkland recently released a new self-titled Crystal Method album, the majority of which they recently performed live on KCRW. Watch "Over It," featuring Dia Frampton on vocals.

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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.