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.

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Dave Douglas Brass Ecstasy

Or, the day a trumpet, trombone, French horn and tuba played us a soulful Rufus Wainwright cover.

Bill Callahan

Watch the artist formerly known as Smog play a three-song set that's almost eerily transfixing.

Julie Doiron

After a few restarts, the singer played a bare, stark, memorable solo set in the NPR Music offices.

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The Avett Brothers

Hear the harmony-drenched roots-rock band perform a kinetic, frenetic set in the NPR Music offices.

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Jason Vieaux

The classical guitarist plays with a clear, lyrical technique in music from the baroque and beyond.

Great Lake Swimmers

Singer Tony Dekker performs three songs at the desk of All Songs Considered's Bob Boilen.