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Typhoon.

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November 26, 2013 – Hear the 11-piece Portland band perform songs from its latest record, White Lighter. WXPN

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Stars.

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November 25, 2013 – Hear the Canadian band perform songs from The Five Ghosts in this archived session from 2010. WXPN

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Nils Frahm performed live on KEXP Sept. 26.

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November 25, 2013 – Watch the German synth wizard make analog magic in the KEXP studios. KEXP

Mandolin Orange performs live for Folk Alley.

Watch Mandolin Orange, 'Waltz About Whiskey' (Live) FolkAlley

November 24, 2013 – Watch the rising folk duo perform an effortless ode to alcohol, live for FolkAlley.com. FolkAlley

Memoryhouse.

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November 22, 2013 – The Canadian dream-pop duo performs a set of new songs in this Sense of Place: Toronto feature. WXPN

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Amos Lee.

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November 22, 2013 – The folk-soul singer plays a rousing set of songs from Mountains of Sorrow, Rivers of Song. WXPN

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Kenny Werner.

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November 22, 2013 – The pianist turns brilliant technique into unbridled creativity. Hear an interview and performance.

London Grammar.

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November 21, 2013 – The trip-hop-influenced British trio visits the WXPN studio for a subdued and poignant live set. WXPN

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Metric.

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November 20, 2013 – Hear a stripped-down set from the band, performed live in Toronto for this Sense of Place feature. WXPN

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Frank Yang, founder of the Canadian music blog Chromewaves.

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November 20, 2013 – The man behind the Chromewaves music blog highlights five local acts for Sense of Place: Toronto. WXPN

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Jake Bugg.

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November 19, 2013 – During his visit to WXPN's studios, the 19-year-old guitarist performs songs from his 2012 debut. WXPN

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Leah Fay and Peter Dreimanis of July Talk.

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November 18, 2013 – Hear the Toronto band perform songs from its self-titled debut in this Sense of Place feature. WXPN

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Feist.

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November 18, 2013 – Hear an archived interview and performance with the Canadian singer-songwriter from 2007. WXPN

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London Grammar performs live at KEXP in Seattle.

Watch London Grammar, 'Strong' (Live) KEXP

November 18, 2013 – Watch the British trip-hop trio perform music from its album If You Wait, live at KEXP in Seattle. KEXP

Robert Glasper.

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November 15, 2013 – Glasper jams with host Marian McPartland on Herbie Hancock's "Dolphin Dance" in a 2006 session.

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