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For the first time ever, The Flaming Lips performed the 2002 album Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots in its entirety from start to finish, live from the Belmont in Austin, Texas.

Watch The Flaming Lips Present 'Yoshimi' Live In Concert

April 25, 2013 – Watch the band perform its beloved Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots in concert, from start to finish.

Jaki Byard (left) and Tommy Flanagan.

Read Piano Vs. Piano, And Why Style Matters

April 25, 2013 – A duo album from pianists Jaki Byard and Tommy Flanagan illustrates the many contrasts of jazz.


Watch Music And Random Imagery Align In Yellowbirds Video

April 25, 2013 – In the video for Yellowbirds' "Young Men of Promise," the animation doesn't try to match the music.

A worker collects coffee beans at a farm in Cuatro Esquinas, on the outskirts of Diriamba.

Listen Azuquita Pa'l Cafe: What Coffee Songs Mean To Latin America

April 25, 2013 – Coffee runs through the veins of Latin America. On Alt.Latino, hear songs the drink has inspired.


Frank Sinatra's "The Coffee Song" makes light of a perceived Brazilian coffee glut.

Read Jittery Jams: 10 Songs For Coffee Lovers

April 25, 2013 – Hear a wildly different set of songs about coffee, by artists from Bach to Dethklok to Yung Joc.


Talib Kweli's new album is titled Prisoner of Conscious.

Watch Talib Kweli On Mainstream Hip-Hop And Honoring The Old School

April 24, 2013 – The New York rapper says he's learned over the years to be accessible but honest to his craft.


Thao Nguyen of Thao & The Get Down Stay Down.

Read Thao And The Get Down Stay Down: New Home, New Album WXPN

April 24, 2013 – The folk-rock band plays songs from its new album, which was inspired by a move to San Francisco. WXPN


Dick Gaughan

Listen Thistle And Shamrock: Hands On

April 24, 2013 – Old songs provide a lens through which we view lifestyles and work-ways, now passed into history.


Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats.

Read Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats: No Twisting, No Shouting

April 24, 2013 – The doom-metal band's "Valley of the Dolls" sounds as if the Fab Four finally took a trip too far.

The Chapin Sisters' Abigail and Lily Chapin perform live on Mountain Stage.

Listen The Chapin Sisters On Mountain Stage

April 24, 2013 – Abigail and Lily Chapin play songs from their new covers album, A Date With the Everly Brothers.

Dead Can Dance's Brendan Perry.

Watch KCRW Presents: Dead Can Dance KCRW

April 24, 2013 – Watch the veteran Australian duo bring its ancient ambiance to Santa Monica's Moroccan Ballroom. KCRW

Allan Harris.

Listen Allan Harris On Piano Jazz

April 23, 2013 – The velvet-voiced singer, guitarist and composer plays standards and tunes from his musical.


Clockwise from upper left: Aesop Rock and Kimya Dawson of The Uncluded, guitarist William Tyler, singer Cassandra Jenkins and Laura Marling

Read New Music From Kimya Dawson, Laura Marling And More

April 23, 2013 – Plus Sonny and the Sunsets, guitarist William Tyler and newcomer Cassandra Jenkins.


Corb Lund performs live on Mountain Stage.

Listen Corb Lund On Mountain Stage

April 23, 2013 – The Canadian roots-country singer-songwriter plays songs from his most recent album, Cabin Fever.


The Milk Carton Kids.

Read The Milk Carton Kids, Making The Most Of Two Voices WXPN

April 23, 2013 – The harmony-rich folk duo plays songs from its new album, The Ash & Clay, and discusses its career. WXPN


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