The San Antonio trio gets back to basics to explore its songs' forms and the soul of its lyrics.
Calvi plays songs from her self-titled debut in this powerful performance at the NPR Music offices.
Watch the masterful folk guitarist perform a lovely instrumental set at the NPR Music offices.
Banjo master Schepps and friends create an intriguing goulash of Bartók, bluegrass and bebop.
The band's keen sense of song prevails, especially in a new song called "It All Means Nothing."
Watch singer Teri Gender Bender transform from a soft-spoken musician into a rock 'n' roll beast.
Even in a stripped-down acoustic set, Tinariwen's trance-inducing desert music doesn't disappoint.
The Argentine singer blends tango, Latin blues and the traditional music of Brazil and Peru.
The Elephant 6 alum plays a holiday set compete with bowed banjos, singing saws and tape machines.
Maybe you couldn't hear a pin drop when Gem Club played, but you could hear the click of a keyboard.