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Jimmy Heath.

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August 10, 2013 – Host Marian McPartland and bassist Rufus Reid join Heath for "You've Changed" and "Gingerbread Boy."

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Shout Out Louds.

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August 9, 2013 – Having worked together for a decade, the Swedish indie-pop band goes lighter on its recent Optica. WXPN

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Madeleine Peyroux.

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August 9, 2013 – The vocalist covers an obscure Buddy Holly song and discusses busking on the streets of Paris.

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The Olms.

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August 8, 2013 – On their new collaborative album, Pete Yorn and J.D. King blend jangly folk with psychedelic vibes. WXPN

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Alela Diane performs live for opbmusic.

Watch Alela Diane, 'Lost Land' (Live) opbmusic

August 8, 2013 – Watch the talented singer-songwriter perform at a historic venue with the aid of a string section. opbmusic

Telekinesis.

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August 7, 2013 – Hear four summery tracks from the power-pop multi-instrumentalist's latest album, Dormarion. WXPN

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Sam Amidon.

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August 6, 2013 – On his new album, the folksinger weaves traditional material into his own mesmerizing compositions. WXPN

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Franz Ferdinand's Alex Kapranos and Nick McCarthy during their performance on KCRW.

Watch Franz Ferdinand, 'Love Illumination' (Live) KCRW

August 6, 2013 – Scotland's dance-rock ambassadors perform "Love Illumination" on Morning Becomes Eclectic. KCRW

Boz Scaggs.

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August 5, 2013 – The singer-songwriter and guitarist plays a couple of Gershwin tunes with host Marian McPartland.

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KT Tunstall.

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August 5, 2013 – The singer-songwriter's latest album contains eerie predictions of a troubled personal life. WXPN

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Big Country.

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August 2, 2013 – Hear the Scottish band play a handful of its passionate, anthemic songs from the past and present. WXPN

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Savages drummer Fay Milton performs during the band's visit to KCRW.

Watch Savages, 'She Will' (Live) KCRW

August 1, 2013 – Watch the British post-punk band tear through the vicious "She Will," live in the studios at KCRW. KCRW

Rhye.

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July 31, 2013 – Watch the duo perform by candlelight, recorded live by NPR Music at New York's Le Poisson Rouge. WXPN

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La Santa Cecilia performs live in the World Cafe studios.

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July 30, 2013 – The Latin Alternative group plays songs from its debut, including a personal tune about immigration. WXPN

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James McNew (left), Georgia Hubley and Ira Kaplan of Yo La Tengo perform live at opbmusic in Portland.

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July 30, 2013 – Watch Ira Kaplan, Georgia Hubley and James McNew perform a beautiful song from their album Fade. opbmusic

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