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Iggy And The Stooges, Live In Concert

WNYC Soundcheck

NPR Music and WNYC's Soundcheck present a First Listen Live concert from Iggy & The Stooges. Watch the group rip through songs from its new album, Ready to Die, as well as a handful of favorites.

For the first time ever, The Flaming Lips performed the 2002 album Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots in its entirety from start to finish, live from the Belmont in Austin, Texas. The Warner Sound hide caption

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The Flaming Lips Present 'Yoshimi' Live In Concert

The Flaming Lips first formed more than 30 years ago, and the group is still full of surprises. At an intimate club during the 2013 South by Southwest music festival, the band performed one of its most beloved albums, Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots, from start to finish. Watch a video of the full hour-long set here.

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SXSW Music Festival

Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds, Live In Concert

Sinewy and powerful as ever, and backed by his longtime band, Nick Cave works the crowd like a revival preacher at half-speed during a career-spanning set at NPR Music's SXSW showcase in Austin.

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SXSW Music Festival

Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Live In Concert

Karen O, Nick Zinner and Brian Chase's performance at NPR Music's SXSW showcase was the band's only appearance at this year's festival.

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SXSW Music Festival

Café Tacvba, Live In Concert

One of the most popular bands in all of Mexico takes the stage at Stubb's in Austin for NPR Music's SXSW showcase. Watch singer Rubén Albarrán and Café Tacvba perform songs from their new album.

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Bajofondo

Watch the eight-piece band perform "Duro y Parejo" to a huge crowd at Auditorium Shores for SXSW.

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SXSW Music Festival

Molotov, Live In Concert

For Mexico City's Molotov, politics and rock en Español combine in front of a crowd 10,000 strong. Watch the band perform "Voto Latino," then listen to Molotov's complete set from SXSW.

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SXSW Music Festival

Alt-J, Live In Concert

The Mercury Prize-winning band from Cambridge, England, capped NPR Music's SXSW showcase in Austin. Watch them dig deep into their one and only album, An Awesome Wave, in front of a packed house.

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Le1f, Live In Concert

The New York rapper whips his three-foot-long glow-in-the-dark hair back and forth during a memorable set at NPR Music's SXSW showcase at Stubb's in Austin, Texas. Watch the entire performance.

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Youth Lagoon, Live In Concert

Wunderkind Trevor Powers is known for his beguiling bedroom pop, but he brings much greater energy to this set at Stubb's in Austin for NPR Music's SXSW showcase. Watch Youth Lagoon's complete set.