Alan Sparhawk's Retribution Gospel Choir perform live on The Current. Cameron Wittig hide caption

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Retribution Gospel Choir: Fast Is The New Low

The Current

Listen to a high-energy set from the man who popularized slowcore, live on The Current.

Retribution Gospel Choir: Fast Is The New Low

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CocoRosie: Mystic Sisters

KEXP

Bianca and Sierra Casady make strange but beautiful music together. Listen to the duo's set on KEXP.

CocoRosie In Studio At KEXP, 06/25/2010

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Patty Larkin: Divine Aspirations

WFUV On-Air: Music Discovery Starts Here

The acclaimed singer-songwriter hopes some day to become a legend. Listen and judge for yourself.

Patty Larkin In Studio at WFUV, 3/18/2010

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Sarah Jaffe: 'Suburban' Serenade

KUT 90.5

The latest talent to emerge from Denton, Texas, stops by Austin's KUT for an in-studio performance.

Sarah Jaffe In Studio at KUT, 05/15/2010

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Mose Allison: The Piano Man Returns

WFUV On-Air: Music Discovery Starts Here

The 82-year-old jazz and blues songwriter is back with a new album. Hear him live on WFUV.

Mose Allison: The Piano Man Returns

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Malian musician Bassekou Kouyate (left) and his band Ngoni Ba performed live on KEXP from the Cutting Room Studios in New York City. Banning Eyre hide caption

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Bassekou Kouyate And Ngoni Ba: Griot Music

KEXP

The Malian ngoni master and his band took time away from their tour with Bela Fleck to visit KEXP.

Bassekou Kouyate And Ngoni Ba In Studio at KEXP, 3/29/2010

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Aethereal Bace perform on WBGO's The Checkout with Josh Jackson. Josh Jackson hide caption

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Aethereal Bace: Never Enough Rhythm

WBGO

This New York jazz trio makes a glorious sound with two drummers. Hear a live session from WBGO.

Aethereal Bace: Never Enough Rhythm

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Blitz The Ambassador: Ghanaian Twi-Style

WNYC Radio

The African MC and his six-piece ensemble speak to WNYC about hip-hop in Ghana and perform live.

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The St Lawrence String Quartet contrasts music by Ravel and Adams at the WGBH studio. Marco Borggreve hide caption

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String Quartet Soulmates: Ravel and Adams

WGBH Radio

Hear the St. Lawrence Quartet play music by Maurice Ravel and John Adams in the WGBH studio.

String Quartet Soulmates: Ravel and Adams

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Karan Casey: The Countryside Personified

Folk Alley

Listen to the Irish folksinger perform a riveting set in the Folk Alley studios.

Karan Casey: The Countryside Personified

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