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Lost In The Trees, In Concert

Hear the band recorded live in concert from Washington, D.C.

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Worm Ouroboros In Concert

Dreamy and haunting, Worm Ouroboros' doom-metal set at Le Poisson Rouge felt like a processional.

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Agalloch In Concert

The black-metal band's first-ever NYC concert felt like a savagely beautiful and personal ritual.

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Taylor Guarisco of Givers gave the KUT audience a show to remember on Friday night at Momo's in Austin. Sean Christopher Murphy/KUT hide caption

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SXSW 2011: Givers, Live In Concert

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Hear this Lafayette, La., band's headlining gig from KUT's SXSW showcase, recorded live in Austin.

Live on KUT at SXSW

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Man Man (led by Honus Honus) performed several songs off their forthcoming album, Live Fantastic. Shantel Mitchell for NPR hide caption

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Man Man, Live In Concert: SXSW 2011

The Philadelphia band careens and stomps through performances that seem run-down but decadent.

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Kurt Vile, Live In Concert: SXSW 2011

Kurt Vile's set overcame the loss of a stolen bag of equipment, leaning instead on his roots.

Kurt Vile, Live In Concert: SXSW 2011

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SXSW 2011: Sarah Jaffe, Live In Concert

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Hear the Texas singer's impressive set at KUT's SXSW showcase, live from Momo's in Austin.

Live at KUT's SXSW Showcase at Momo's

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Front Row: The Felice Brothers

The Felice Brothers' sound draws on the past, but its mix of rock, country and folk remains fresh.

SXSW 2011: The Felice Brothers, Live In Concert

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Raphael Saadiq performs live at Stubb's Bar-B-Q at SXSW 2011. Katie Hayes Luke/Katie Hayes Luke hide caption

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Raphael Saadiq

As a solo star, Raphael Saadiq has proven himself an appealing old-school soul throwback.