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

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Thomas Dybdahl, 'This Love Is Here To Stay' (Live)


The Norwegian singer-songwriter's music has been in heavy rotation on KCRW's airwaves. Watch Dybdahl perform the station's favorite song of the moment, "This Love Is Here To Stay."

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Lykke Li, 'I Never Learn' (Live)


The Swedish star recently performed a gorgeous live session at KEXP's studio in Seattle. Watch a moving version of "I Never Learn," from her new album of the same name.

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Tycho, 'Awake' (Live)


Scott Hansen and his live band recently visited KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic to perform songs from his breakthrough album, Awake. Watch the group bring the record's mesmerizing title track to life.

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Dance Music Invades WAMU's Bluegrass Studio

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One of the top dance-music acts in D.C., Protect-U released its full-length debut album, Free USA, this week. Watch the duo bring a short, shadowy live set to WAMU's hallowed Bluegrass Studio.

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Chromeo, 'Jealous (I Ain't With It)' (Live)


Watch the electro-funk pop duo perform its latest hit, "Jealous (I Ain't With It)," live for KCRW listeners at Apogee Studios in Santa Monica, Calif.

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Tacocat, 'Crimson Wave' (Live)


The Seattle punk-pop band's name is a palindrome, not to mention a potential Internet meme. Watch Tacocat perform "Crimson Wave" live in KEXP's studio.

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Conjuring An Opera With Ten Fingers

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At the piano in NPR's Studio 1, Louis Lortie re-creates Wagner's vocal and orchestral palette in Liszt's arrangement of the rapturous "Liebestod" from Tristan und Isolde.

Conjuring An Opera With Ten Fingers

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