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Pete Malinverni.

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November 9, 2012 – The pianist, composer and teacher joins Marian McPartland in Harold Arlen's standard "Get Happy."

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Neil Halstead.

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November 9, 2012 – Halstead's original band, Slowdive, is about to make its first appearances together in 20 years.

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Ian Hunter.

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November 8, 2012 – After the glam-rock band Mott the Hoople dissolved in 1974, Hunter became an outspoken solo artist. WXPN

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Bloc Party.

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November 7, 2012 – After a hiatus, the British band returns to its early post-punk sound on a new album, Four. WXPN

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Matthew Dear performs on KCRW.

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November 7, 2012 – Watch the genre-bending dance-rock producer perform "Earthforms" on Morning Becomes Eclectic. KCRW

Ben Gibbard.

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November 6, 2012 – The Death Cab for Cutie singer performs songs from his first solo album, the new Former Lives. WXPN

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Bob Mould performs "The Descent" live at WFUV in New York City.

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November 6, 2012 – The former Hüsker Dü singer performs a session that practically blows down the studio walls at WFUV. WFUV

Tift Merritt performed on WFUV.

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November 3, 2012 – Watch the veteran singer-songwriter perform "To Myself" at WFUV's studios in New York City. WFUV

Afghan Whigs.

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November 2, 2012 – One of the most critically respected bands of the '90s has reunited for live performances. WXPN

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Terry Callier.

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November 1, 2012 – The musician, who died Saturday, had a remarkably versatile career that fused jazz, folk and soul.

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Nick Waterhouse.

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November 1, 2012 – The singer establishes himself as a rough-around-the-edges soul man on his debut, Time's All Gone. WXPN

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Kinky.

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October 31, 2012 – The Mexican band's new album, Dream Machine, mixes hypnotic lyrics with electronic rhythms. WXPN

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Allen Stone.

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October 30, 2012 – Often compared to Stevie Wonder, the soul singer-songwriter recently reissued his self-titled album. WXPN

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John Lydon brought his PiL project to The Current's studios.

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October 30, 2012 – Watch John Lydon and his re-formed PiL perform "Reggie Song" for The Current in the Twin Cities. KCMP

Twin Shadow performs at KCRW.

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October 30, 2012 – Watch George Lewis Jr. as he performs "Golden Light" in the Morning Becomes Eclectic studio. KCRW

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