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Angélique Kidjo

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The inspirational singer from Benin has a new album dedicated to the women of Africa. WXPN


Robert Ellis.

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The singer discusses his love of Paul Simon and growing up on the industrial south coast of Texas. WXPN


Temples, performing live in the KEXP studios.

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April 21, 2014 – The young U.K. band has been touted by Britpop luminaries like Johnny Marr and Noel Gallagher. KEXP

Rufus Wainwright joins Wade Goodwyn in NPR's Studio 1 to play a few of his hits.

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April 19, 2014 – The singer-songwriter stopped by NPR's studios to perform a few of his hits.


Donald Fagen (left) and Walter Becker of Steely Dan.

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April 18, 2014 – Donald Fagen and Walter Becker play their "Josie" as well as "Mood Indigo" and "Hesitation Blues."


The War On Drugs.

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April 18, 2014 – In addition to an epic live performance, we also learn about a perfectionist's creative process. WXPN


Brett Dennen.

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April 18, 2014 – The introverted musician has found his voice and is producing outward-looking, confident material. WXPN


Robert Cray.

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April 16, 2014 – The Grammy winner was inspired by The Beatles, but later fell under the spell of Jimi Hendrix. WXPN


Lost In The Trees.

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April 15, 2014 – The North Carolina band has a new album that's stripped down — but still a big step forward. WXPN


Neil Finn performs live in the KEXP studios.

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April 14, 2014 – The Crowded House and Split Enz veteran performs "Driving Me Mad," from his new album Dizzy Heights. KEXP

Sylvan Esso on Bandwidth.

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April 13, 2014 – Watch Mountain Man's Amelia Meath and Megafaun's Nick Sanborn perform "Coffee" for WAMU's Bandwidth. bandwidth

Courtney Barnett.

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April 11, 2014 – The Australian singer-songwriter performs songs from her album The Double EP: A Sea of Split Peas. WXPN


Marie Marcus.

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April 11, 2014 – Cape Cod's "First Lady of Jazz" performs a medley of tunes by Fats Waller, her stride-piano mentor.


Dee Dee Bridgewater.

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April 11, 2014 – The singer performs two of Billie Holiday's signature songs: "Loverman" and "God Bless the Child."


Kaiser Chiefs.

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April 10, 2014 – The British band returns from a three-year hiatus with a new album named after a Tony Blair quote. WXPN


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