TUCSON, AZ - APRIL 24: Musicians Brian Wilson, Al Jardine, Mike Love, David Marks and Bruce Johnston perform during the Beach Boys 50th Anniversary Concert Tour at the Anselmo Valencia Amphitheater on April 24, 2012 in Tucson, Arizona. (Photo by Mike Moore/Getty Images)
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Inspired by an Otis Redding outtake, Kiwanuka vowed to make music that sounded raw and authentic. On Home Again, he makes good on that promise, singing heartfelt soul that seems to look back in time while still charging forward. Hear his performance from World Cafe Live in Philadelphia, Penn.
Juggling violin, beatboxing and both English and Japanese vocals, Kishi Bashi is a one-man orchestra who blends a mess of ingredients into a symphony of loop-pedaled wonders. Watch him build his music one melody at a time, live in concert in Washington D.C.