Gary Louris: Sideman in the Spotlight

WFUV On-Air: Music Discovery Starts Here

The low-key alt-country pioneer performs songs from his first solo effort in a session from WFUV.

Gary Louris in Studio on WFUV 4/2/08

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Ray Bonneville: True-to-Life Troubadour

WKSU

See Bonneville stomp his cowboy boots on a piece of wood and tell his rough-and-tumble stories.

Ray Bonneville in Studio on Folk Alley

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The Joy and Pain in Beethoven's Big Fugue

WGBH Radio

Discover the master's thorny and ingenious Grosse Fuge, played by the Borromeo Quartet.

The Joy and Pain in Beethoven's Big Fugue

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The Avett Brothers: Beyond Blood

KEXP

The close-knit roots-rock group plays new songs and talks to KEXP about growing up on punk rock.

The Avett Brothers in Studio on KEXP 4/11/08

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Richard Julian: Stealth Soul Singer

WFUV On-Air: Music Discovery Starts Here

The singer and accomplished storyteller performs music from his new album on WFUV.

Richard Julian in Studio on WFUV

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Alexis Cuadrado: Jazz from the Underground

WBGO

Cuadrado and his Puzzles Quartet play music from a new independent release in WBGO's studio.

Alexis Cuadrado in Studio on WBGO 1/15/08

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Tab Benoit: One Foot in the Bayou

KPLU

The Louisiana blues guitarist manages to conjure an entire band all by his lonesome.

Tab Benoit in Studio on KPLU 2007

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Le Loup Unleashes a Studio 'Celebration'

KEXP

The inventive art-pop band performs new and old songs in a session recorded by KEXP.

Le Loup in Studio on KEXP 4/1/08

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Liam Finn Strikes with 'Lightning'

KUT 90.5

In a session on KUT, Finn leaves behind his electronics for a surprisingly laid-back performance.

Liam Finn in Studio on KUT 3/15/08

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Nicholas Payton: A Different Kind of Blue

WBGO

Trumpeter Payton shares three songs from his new CD and talks about what it means to resonate.

Nicholas Payton in Studio on WBGO 10/07

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