Duffy Makes the Classic Sound Special Again

WFUV On-Air: Music Discovery Starts Here

The Welsh neo-soul singer Duffy sings her songs and talks about performing at the Apollo Theater.

Duffy in Studio on WFUV 5/5/08

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Lonnie Smith and Crescent Boogaloo: City Soul

KPLU

Smith's supergroup, Crescent Boogaloo, brings New Orleans to the Latin soul music called boogaloo.

Dr. Lonnie Smith's Crescent Boogaloo in Studio on KPLU 5/30/08

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Death Cab for Cutie 'Will Possess Your Heart'

The Current

Led by an acoustic guitar and a grand piano, Death Cab for Cutie plays a stripped-down session.

Death Cab for Cutie in Studio on The Current 6/2/08

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Carter Tanton Sings Covers, Subway-Style

KEXP

Tanton, of the band Tulsa, sat in a room with only his guitar, but his voice filled it easily.

Carter Tanton of Tulsa in Studio on KEXP 3/7/08

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The Black Crowes: 'Warpaint' Unplugged

WFUV On-Air: Music Discovery Starts Here

In an acoustic session from WFUV, Chris and Rich Robinson of The Black Crowes play new songs.

The Black Crowes in Studio on WFUV 3/17/08

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Grand Pianoramax: Jazz Meets Breakbeat

WBGO

The Swiss-born pianist mixes motif and improvisation with spoken word and breakbeat.

Grand Pianoramax in Studio on WBGO 3/3/08

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Daniel Lanois: Expansive Pedal Steel

KUT 90.5

Guitarist Lanois and drummer Brian Blade astounded a small group gathered in KUT's studio.

Daniel Lanois and Brian Blade in Studio on KUT 3/15/08

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Thao Nguyen Can't Say That on the Radio

KEXP

Thao and the Get Down Stay Down did their cursing before playing their songs.

Thao with the Get Down Stay Down in Studio on KEXP 3/8/08

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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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