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Bell X1.

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January 31, 2014 – The Dublin pop-rock band, a huge draw in its native Ireland, was once led by Damien Rice. WXPN

Dumpstaphunk.

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January 30, 2014 – Dumpstaphunk has thrived in the New Orleans funk scene alongside some of the best in the business. WXPN

Ladysmith Black Mambazo performs "Homeless."

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January 30, 2014 – South Africa's award-winning Ladysmith Black Mambazo was in studio for a special performance chat.

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Potty Mouth.

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January 29, 2014 – The Massachusetts band revels in the sheer volume and eager, youthful enthusiasm of punk. WXPN

Gregory Alan Isakov.

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January 28, 2014 – The musician and farmer discusses the controversy behind his song's appearance in a fast-food ad. WXPN

Foxygen.

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January 27, 2014 – Today we revisit an early 2013 Vintage Cafe from the California band Foxygen. WXPN

Helmet's Page Hamilton peforms live in KEXP's studio in Seattle.

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January 27, 2014 – Watch the man behind "Unsung" and "In the Meantime" perform a new song, "Blacktop," at KEXP. KEXP

Unknown Mortal Orchestra.

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January 24, 2014 – Ruban Nielson talks about his passion for electronics and performs songs from his new album, II. WXPN

Jim Hall.

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January 24, 2014 – The innovative guitarist plays "Blue Monk" with host Marian McPartland in a session from 2003.

Jitterbug Vipers.

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January 24, 2014 – The 1930s-style "viper jazz" band swings with rock 'n' roll fury in a live studio session.

Lucius' new album, Wildewoman, is out now.

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January 23, 2014 – The longevity of a friendship led to the title of Lucius' full-length debut album, Wildewoman. WXPN

San Fermin.

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January 22, 2014 – The band's debut album is full of stately folk-pop music that draws on a classical education. WXPN

Joe Henry performed some new, unreleased material live on KEXP.

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January 22, 2014 – Watch the gifted producer and songwriter perform a new, unreleased song live in KEXP's studios. KEXP

Robbie Fulks' latest album is titled Gone Away Backward.

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January 21, 2014 – The singer discusses flat-picking, his frustrating career in Nashville, and Gone Away Backwards. WXPN

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Mavis Staples.

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January 20, 2014 – Staples' gospel-rooted solo recordings helped pave the way for contemporary soul music. WXPN

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