Alt-J lead vocalist Joe Newman gives his unique voice a break during the band's show at NPR Music's SXSW showcase at Stubb's in Austin. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

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SXSW Music Festival

Alt-J, Live In Concert

Watch the Mercury Prize-winning Brits bewitch a packed house at Stubb's in Austin.

Le1f performs at NPR Music's 2013 SXSW Showcase at Stubb's. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

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Front Row

Le1f, Live In Concert

The New York rapper whips his glow-in-the-dark hair back and forth during a mesmerizing set.

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Front Row

Youth Lagoon, Live In Concert

Watch Idaho wunderkind Trevor Powers bring his beguiling bedroom pop to life at Stubb's in Austin.

Katie Crutchfield of Waxahatchee performs at NPR Music's 2013 SXSW Showcase at Stubb's. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

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Front Row

Waxahatchee, Live In Concert

Amped up as a power trio, Katie Crutchfield's band showcases the fragility and force in her songs.

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Josh Ritter In Concert

The folk-rock singer-songwriter performs his new album, The Beast in Its Tracks, live in New York.

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Unknown Mortal Orchestra In Concert

Hear the inventive psych-rock trio, recorded live at the Rock and Roll Hotel in Washington, D.C.

Unknown Mortal Orchestra In Concert

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Foxygen In Concert

Download the trippy pop group's show, recorded live from the Rock and Roll Hotel in Washington, D.C.

Foxygen In Concert

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globalFEST

Kayhan Kalhor & Erdal Erzincan 2013

Iran's Kayhan Kalhor joins Turkish artist Erdal Erzincan for an intimate performance in New York.

Kayhan Kalhor & Erdal Erzincan: globalFEST 2013

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