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Dead Can Dance's Brendan Perry.

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

Allan Harris.

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

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The Milk Carton Kids.

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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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Phoenix perform live on KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic.

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April 23, 2013 – Watch the best-selling French pop band perform its new single, "Entertainment," live at KCRW. KCRW

Charlie Musselwhite and Ben Harper.

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April 22, 2013 – The singer-songwriter and harmonica legend give the blues a modern twist on their new album, Get Up! WXPN

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Josh Ritter performs live for opbmusic in Portland, Ore.

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April 20, 2013 – Watch and download Ritter's performance of "Hopeful," recorded live at Portland's Crystal Ballroom. opbmusic

Eels.

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April 19, 2013 – Mark Oliver Everett's moody, confessional rock group plays songs and discusses its new album. WXPN

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Esperanza Spalding.

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April 19, 2013 – The bassist and singer brings her grooving bass lines and neo-soul vocals to Piano Jazz.

Shovels & Rope.

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April 18, 2013 – The married roots-rock duo plays songs from O' Be Joyful, and discusses the making of the album. WXPN

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The James Hunter Six.

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April 17, 2013 – The British singer and his crack backing band offer a fresh take on vintage blues and R&B. WXPN

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Jesse Dee.

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April 17, 2013 – The singer-songwriter plays songs from his most recent album, On My Mind/In My Heart. WXPN

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Rhye lit some candles and then dimmed the lights for their performance on KCRW.

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April 17, 2013 – Watch the silhouettes of Rhye as they perform "Open" live on KCRW. KCRW

Lady Lamb the Beekeeper, a.k.a. Aly Spaltro.

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April 16, 2013 – The ever-evolving singer-songwriter Aly Spaltro plays songs from her debut album, Ripley Pine.

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Low's Mimi Parker and Alan Sparhawk perform at the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul, Minn.

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April 16, 2013 – Watch the Minnesota band perform two songs from its new album with members of Trampled by Turtles. KCMP

Local Natives.

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April 15, 2013 – The indie-rock group plays songs from and talks about its sun-drenched Hummingbird. WXPN

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