Alabama Shakes performed a First Listen Live at Apogee Studio in Los Angeles for KCRW and NPR Music. KCRW hide caption

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Alabama Shakes, Live In Concert KCRW-FM

Watch the band perform two songs — "Dunes" and "Future People" — from their new album.

Shamir performed songs from his upcoming album, Ratchet, at NPR Music's SXSW showcase at Stubb's on Wednesday, March 18, 2015. /Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

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Watch Shamir Perform 3 Songs From 'Ratchet'

Sporting a Yo Gabba Gabba shirt, Shamir clearly came to have a blast — and play songs from Ratchet.