The Decemberists Soar with 'Crane Wife' Live

Portland, Oregon's literate and theatrical rock group The Decemberists have just released what some critics are calling the year's best album. Hear selections from The Crane Wife and some of the band's earlier albums in a full concert, recorded live from Washington, D.C.

Jenny Lewis In Concert

Singer-songwriter Jenny Lewis has a hauntingly soulful voice. Her latest CD, Rabbit Fur Coat is inspired by her lifelong love for folk, country and Southern gospel, with beautifully crafted story songs. Hear Lewis in a full concert recorded live from Washington, D.C.'s 9:30 Club.

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Built To Spill In Concert

Boise, Idaho's Built to Spill has been making smart, catchy, sometimes trippy guitar rock for nearly 15 years. Hear the band recorded live in concert from Washington, D.C.'s 9:30 Club, with Camper Van Beethoven.

Regina Spektor In Concert

Regina Spektor makes quirky, artfully orchestrated music with hip-hop rhythms, inspired pop melodies. Hear Spektor recorded live in concert from the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C.

Carrie Brownstein of Sleater-Kinney performs at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C. Joel Didriksen/kingpinphoto.com hide caption

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Sleater-Kinney In Concert

More than a decade after the band first formed, Sleater-Kinney continues to make passionate, punk-inspired rock. The group recently announced plans to go on indefinite hiatus after its current tour.

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Jose Gonzalez In Concert

Intimate, acoustic folk meets experimental electronica in a night of music, featuring Juana Molina, Jose Gonzalez and Psapp, originally webcast live on NPR.org July 1 from WXPN in Philadelphia.

Fiery Furnaces In Concert

The brother-sister duo Fiery Furnaces make wildly experimental music thatÂ’s as playful as it is unpredictable. Matthew and Eleanor Friedberger, on tour for their latest CD Bitter Tea, visit Washington, D.C. for a night of music originally webcast live on NPR.org June 30.

Fiery Furnaces In Concert

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Gomez In Concert

Britain's experimental rock group Gomez is known for blurring lines between musical forms and genres, creating an entirely original sound nearly impossible to pin down to any one style. The band visited Washington, D.C. for a full concert June 22, webcast live on NPR.org with jazz trio The Bad Plus.

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Sonic Youth in Concert

A quarter century after the group first formed in New York, Sonic Youth remains one of rock's more inspired, creative bands. Now on tour for their 20th album, Rather Ripped, the trio visits Washington, D.C.'s 9:30 Club for a full concert, originally webcast live on NPR.org.

The Walkmen In Concert

Bob Dylan meets indie rock in the music of The Walkmen. Hear the New York rockers perform selections from their latest CD A Hundred Miles Off and more in a full concert recorded live from Washington, D.C.'s 9:30 Club.

The Walkmen In Concert

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