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Lucius was just one of the many bands worth discovering at this year's CMJ festival.

Read Our Favorite Discoveries From The 2013 CMJ Music Festival

October 22, 2013 – Hear a killer mix of some of the standout bands we found at the 2013 CMJ Music festival.


Van Morrison, Bob Dylan and The Band's Robbie Robertson (from left to right) onstage in 1976. The performance was filmed for Martin Scorsese's The Last Waltz.

Read Do We Really Need Bob Dylan And Van Morrison Box Sets?

October 22, 2013 – Outtakes can enlarge our understanding of canonical work — but they're not always essential.

American Mars.

Listen World Cafe Next: American Mars WXPN

October 21, 2013 – Hear two songs from the Motor City-based group's most recent record, Chasing Vapors. WXPN


Steve Miller.

Listen Steve Miller On World Cafe WXPN

October 21, 2013 – The author discusses the stages of Detroit rock with host David Dye on this Sense of Place feature. WXPN


The Raconteurs.

Listen The Raconteurs On World Cafe WXPN

October 21, 2013 – For Sense of Place: Detroit, World Cafe revisits the all-star cast's session from 2006. WXPN


The White Stripes.

Listen Vintage Cafe: The White Stripes WXPN

October 21, 2013 – The alt-rock duo performs songs from the critically acclaimed Elephant in this throwback session. WXPN


The Bottle Rockets performing live on Mountain Stage.

Listen Bottle Rockets On Mountain Stage

October 21, 2013 – After seven appearances on Mountain Stage, the group finally performs the popular "Radar Gun."


Death Cab for Cutie's Transatlanticism (10th  Anniversary Edition) comes out Oct. 29.

Read First Listen: Death Cab For Cutie, 'Transatlanticism (10th Anniversary Edition)'

October 20, 2013 – In this reissue, the original 2003 album is packaged alongside a revelatory set of demo versions.

Paul McCartney.

Listen Paul McCartney On World Cafe WXPN

October 19, 2013 – The rock icon visits host David Dye at the WXPN studio to discuss his recent album, New. WXPN


Cults performed live Wednesday at NPR Music's showcase at (Le) Poisson Rouge in New York.

Watch Cults, Live In Concert

October 17, 2013 – The synth-rock band played cuts from its new album, Static, at (Le) Poisson Rouge in New York.

Moby performs with his band at Village Studios in Los Angeles for KCRW.

Watch Moby, 'The Perfect Life' (Live) KCRW

October 17, 2013 – Watch the award-winning artist perform "The Perfect Life" with a choir of guest singers. KCRW

Sam Phillips.

Listen Sam Phillips On World Cafe WXPN

October 16, 2013 – Hear the ever-evolving singer-songwriter perform four songs from her new album, Push Any Button. WXPN


Paul McCartney's latest album, New, is out now.

Watch What Makes Paul McCartney Nervous?

October 15, 2013 – The former Beatle tells NPR's Robert Siegel that a little insecurity can be an artist's best friend.


Foy Vance.

Listen Foy Vance On World Cafe WXPN

October 15, 2013 – The Irish singer-songwriter performs spellbinding songs from his recent album Joy of Nothing. WXPN


Clockwise from upper left: Sleigh Bells, Blood Orange, Mind Spiders, James Vincent McMorrow

Read New Mix: Sleigh Bells, Omar Souleyman, Blood Orange, More

October 15, 2013 – This week's essential mix from All Songs includes brash pop, Syrian dance jams, and more.


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