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Y La Bamba: The Pride Of Portland


The Oregon-based band showed off their unique indie pop meets canciones mix in this October 2010 session.

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Nada Surf: Music To Live By


Even after nearly 20 years on the road, Nada Surf plays with the vigor and vitality of a new band. Here, the group performs a lengthy set of songs from its new album, with a few classics thrown in for good measure.

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KCRW Presents: Penguin Prison


From Michael Jackson to Lana Del Rey, Penguin Prison put its breadth of style on full display in this performance for KCRW.

KCRW Presents: Penguin Prison

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Davila 666's Gritty 'Ciudad'


The Puerto Rican garage-rockers kick out the jams with 'Ciudad,' a gritty ode to San Juan.

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Shabazz Palaces: Bop Hard


Seattle's otherworldly hip-hop group brings their hypnotic, battering low end beats and transcendent raps to KEXP.

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THEESatisfaction: A Rare Combination


The Seattle hip-hop duo embody the rare combination of thoughtful and fun to KEXP's Street Sounds.

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Austra: Commanding Darkness


The Toronto band masterfully mixes classical and electronic sounds to accompany its dark, riveting vocals.

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Arturo Sandoval: The Music In His Heart


One of the world's foremost jazz trumpeters delights with two masterful performances of time-honored standards.

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KCRW Presents: Ryan Adams


The prolific singer-songwriter and storyteller gives an energetic, spontaneous studio performance.