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Veteran drummer Jack DeJohnette stops by the Jazz24 studios in Seattle, to perform a studio session with two longtime collaborators: pianist Chick Corea and bassist Stanley Clarke.
May 31, 2012
Jack DeJohnette And Friends: Miles On Their Minds
Father John Misty's J. Tillman performs on KCRW's "Morning Becomes Eclectic."
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On his way into the studio, former Fleet Foxes drummer J. Tillman grabbed a photo of David Lynch off the walls — a fitting gesture to his surreal musical alter ego. Here, he performs on KCRW.
May 30, 2012
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Watch Trampled by Turtles' members perform songs at Minnesota's The Current and discuss their intimate but universal take on bluegrass.
May 29, 2012
Portland's Alialujah Choir lives by two rules: Have fun and harmonize. Watch this new trio perform songs at Type Foundry studios for opbmusic.org.
May 24, 2012
David Bromberg performs on Folk Alley.
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The prolific folksinger and guitarist took 17 years off from recording before returning to the scene with 2007's May 22, 2012 Try Me One More Time. Watch him perform with a full band.
The Magnetic Fields' frontman stops by the WFUV studio to perform his song "Your Girlfriend's Face," armed only with a ukulele. Along the way, the song's wit and dark humor get an intimate showcase.
May 15, 2012
Laura Marling performed "Sophia" on opbmusic.
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Marling's songs unfold quietly, with lyrical depth that rewards repeated listening and a clear alto voice that gives her songs gravity. Watch her perform "Sophia" in a studio session from opbmusic.
May 10, 2012
Jonathan Meiburg of Shearwater performs a studio session at WFUV in New York City.
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Shearwater isn't what you'd call understated. In this studio session from WFUV, singer Jonathan Meiburg and his bandmates don't let an intimate environment hold back their sound as they perform.
May 8, 2012
The Minneapolis collective Doomtree performs live in The Current's studio.
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Doomtree has grown from a ragtag group of novice MCs and beatmakers to Minneapolis' premier hip-hop crew, without losing its aggressively earnest ethos in the process. Hear the group perform live.
May 3, 2012
The Lumineers explore the KEXP studio.
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The Colorado folk-rock band has been gaining traction on the national stage. Its members recently stopped by the KEXP studios to perform lively songs from their self-titled debut.
May 2, 2012
A longtime favorite of KPLU, the pianist performs with her trio in the station's Seattle studio. Here, she performs two songs with Anthony Pinciotti and Omer Avital.
May 1, 2012
Punch Brothers' members perform in WFUV's Studio A in New York.
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Hear the subtle pleasures, strange musical structures and opaque lyrics of the popular string band, led by Nickel Creek's Chris Thile, in this studio session with WFUV.
April 26, 2012
Punch Brothers: Sophisticated Strings
Now, Now performs on The Current.
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The Twin Cities rock trio released its new album, April 24, 2012 Threads, on Chris Walla's record label. See what attracted his attention in this video from Minnesota's The Current.
Grimes, a.k.a. Claire Boucher, brought her preset-powered electro-pop to the KEXP studios.
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The electro-pop producer surrounded herself with equipment, and began making magic with pedals and knobs at the KEXP studio in Seattle.
April 12, 2012
Mike Hadreas, a.k.a. Perfume Genius.
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Mike Hadreas, who performs as Perfume Genius, writes pretty songs about moments of crushing anxiety and emotional devastation. He brought his understated intensity to WFUV's April 11, 2012 The Alternate Side for a studio session.