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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.

Watch Yo La Tengo, 'Cornelia And Jane' (Live) opbmusic

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

Chris Young.

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July 26, 2013 – The 2006 winner of the TV series Nashville Star sings "Signed, Sealed, Delivered" and more.

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Dick Hyman.

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July 26, 2013 – The fleet-fingered pianist returns to perform Gershwin and improvise with host Marian McPartland.

Dessa at the Fitzgerald Theater in Minnesota.

Watch Dessa, 'The Man I Knew' (Live) KCMP

July 25, 2013 – Watch the fiercely intelligent MC showcase her singing at the Twin Cities' famous theater. KCMP

Jeff Lynne.

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July 25, 2013 – The English songwriter has produced albums for famous artists from George Harrison to Tom Petty. WXPN

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The Handsome Family.

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July 23, 2013 – Hear three animal-inspired songs from the husband-and-wife duo's ambitious new album, Wilderness. WXPN

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Junip performs live on KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic.

Watch Junip, 'Your Life, Your Call' (Live) KCRW

July 23, 2013 – Watch José González's rock band perform "Your Life, Your Call," from the trio's self-titled album. KCRW

José James.

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July 22, 2013 – The jazzy, soulful singer challenges himself throughout his latest album, No Beginning, No End. WXPN

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Bebel Gilberto.

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July 19, 2013 – World Cafe revisits a 2004 session with the best-selling Brazilian bossa nova star. WXPN

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Valerie Simpson.

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July 19, 2013 – One of the architects of "Ain't No Mountain High Enough" joins host Michael Feinstein.

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Lalo Schifrin.

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July 19, 2013 – The composer behind the Mission: Impossible theme plays a set spanning Stravinsky and Gillespie.

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