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Patrick Watson In Concert

Patrick Watson put out one of 2012's most magical records. On Sept. 5, the singer and pianist took his sprawling group of touring musicians to Washington, D.C., for an emotional live set.

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Moogfest

Ana Sia In Concert 2012

Ana Sia's DJ sets pull from a broad range of dance music styles, but are centered on bass-driven electronic beats. Here, Sia performs as part of Moogfest 2012 in Asheville, N.C.

Ana Sia In Concert: Moogfest 2012

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Moogfest

Richie Hawtin In Concert 2012

Hawtin came up in the Detroit techno scene during the '90s and built his reputation on minimalist dance music. Here, Hawtin performs live as part of Moogfest 2012 in Asheville, N.C.

Richie Hawtin In Concert: Moogfest 2012

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Moogfest

Disclosure In Concert 2012

One of the most exciting teams to hit the club circuit in years, brothers Guy and Howard Lawrence have broken through on the U.K. scene. Here, Disclosure performs at Moogfest 2012 in Asheville, N.C.

Disclosure In Concert: Moogfest 2012

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Morton Subotnick In Concert 2012

Morton Subotnick released the first all-electronic album, Silver Apples of the Moon, in 1967. He returned to Moogfest 2012 in Asheville, N.C., to perform the whole thing live.

Morton Subotnick In Concert: Moogfest 2012

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Death Grips In Concert

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Performing in a fitting haze of red, the group creates a visceral experience for artist and audience alike. Watch a complete concert, recorded live on Oct. 17 at (Le) Poisson Rouge in New York City.

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Buke & Gase In Concert

WNYC Soundcheck

Watching Arone Dyer and Aron Sanchez perform is like witnessing a divination: Two solemn figures huddle over objects, stomp their feet and chant. Experience a complete Buke & Gase concert.

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Flying Lotus In Concert

WNYC Soundcheck

The experimental producer turns New York City's (Le) Poisson Rouge into a club scene with an Oct. 17 performance that feels more like a fine-tuned DJ set than an actual show.

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Front Row

Tori Amos

Twenty years after Little Earthquakes, the groundbreaking artist re-imagines a handpicked collection of songs from her catalog in an orchestral setting.