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Ralph Stanley

See and hear the legendary bluegrass and old-time gospel singer give an a cappella performance.

Maggie Starbard

Rodrigo y Gabriela

The duo's new album pays tribute to the pair's heroes, such as Jimi Hendrix and Carlos Santana.

John Vanderslice

Vanderslice shares acoustic versions of songs from his most recent album, Romanian Names.

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Raphael Saadiq

The Grammy-nominated R&B artist performed three acoustic interpretations of his soul-inspired tunes.

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Reduced to a duo for this charming session in the NPR Music offices, Telekinesis is all heart.

Dark Meat

Dark Meat has as many as 20 members. We fit as many as we could behind Bob Boilen's desk.

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The Swell Season

Hear Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova, stars of the movie Once, playing six new songs and an encore.

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Sarah Siskind

In this video shot at the NPR Music offices, Siskind showcases a voice that's both honeyed and raw.