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Brooklyn Rider

The string quartet showcases a small sample of its visceral fire at the offices of NPR Music.

The Low Anthem

The band's sullen, spacious music was a perfect fit for the intimacy of the NPR Music offices.

Adam Arcuragi

In a performance at NPR, the talented singer's voice is powerful without unnecessary melodrama.

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Fanfarlo

The charming London indie-folk band performs a holiday-themed set in the NPR Music offices.

Lightning Dust specializes in quiet moments, whether in a shared glance or a finely-knit harmony. Frannie Kelley/NPR hide caption

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Lightning Dust

Lightning Dust specializes in quiet moments, whether in a shared glance or a finely knit harmony.

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Andrew W.K.

The fearless party-rocker stands in NPR Music's offices and performs four songs alone at the piano.

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Zee Avi

Avi sings three hushed lullabies, including her signature cover of Morrissey's "First of the Gang."

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Bowerbirds

Bowerbirds' handcrafted songs creak and swell like wooden floorboards in an old house.