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Mount Eerie plays a song for a Field Recordings video shoot, at Folger Shakespeare Library.

Watch Mount Eerie Plays 'An Absurd Concert To Nobody'

January 3, 2013 – Phil Elverum untangles a quietly complex acoustic version of "Ocean Roar" in an empty theatre.

Miguel performs a Tiny Desk Concert.

Watch Miguel: Tiny Desk Concert

December 31, 2012 – Performing at the NPR Music offices, Miguel strips his highly produced hits down to their bones.

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Robert Glasper at KCRW

Watch KCRW Presents: Robert Glasper Experiment

December 29, 2012 – The group creates a jazz, soul and R&B sound as eclectic and different as it is cohesive and round.

The New Standards recently performed "Snow Days" for The Current in Minneapolis.

Watch The New Standards: A Supergroup Celebrates 'Snow Days' KCMP

December 25, 2012 – Watch the Twin Cities trio perform the centerpiece to its annual holiday show for The Current. KCMP

Andrew Bird performs on The Current.

Watch Andrew Bird: The Folksy Side Of An Inventive Star KCMP

December 22, 2012 – Watch the singer, songwriter and violinist play "Three White Horses" live at The Current's studios. KCMP

The Polyphonic Spree performs a Tiny Desk Concert.

Watch The Polyphonic Spree: Tiny Desk Concert

December 21, 2012 – The sprawling group, 17 strong, squeezes behind Bob Boilen's desk for a special holiday performance.

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Dwight Yoakam performs on KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic.

Watch KCRW Presents: Dwight Yoakam KCRW

December 19, 2012 – Watch the critically-acclaimed country artist perform "A Heart Like Mine" at KCRW. KCRW

Alt-J Tiny Desk Performance NPR 2012

Watch Alt-J: Tiny Desk Concert

December 17, 2012 – The Mercury Prize-winning band plays angular, poetic, inventive music that takes unexpected turns.

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Divine Fits at the KEXP studio in Seattle

Watch Divine Fits: One Of The 'Nicest' Songs Of 2012 KEXP

December 16, 2012 – Watch Britt Daniel's new band perform one of public radio's songs of 2012, "Would That Not Be Nice." KEXP

The front line of The Cookers. L-R: Billy Harper, David Weiss, Eddie Henderson, Craig Handy.

Watch The Cookers: Live In Concert WBGO

December 12, 2012 – An all-star band of heavyweight hard-bop masters lift off in loose assembly. WBGO

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Geri Allen.

Watch Geri Allen And Timeline: Live In Concert WBGO

December 12, 2012 – A leading-edge pianist rides the rhythmic boost of a band with a tap dancer, live on stage. WBGO

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The Afghan Whigs on KCRW.

Watch KCRW Presents: The Afghan Whigs KCRW

December 12, 2012 – Watch Greg Dulli and company power through Gentlemen's "Fountain and Fairfax" live at KCRW. KCRW

The Valdons at The Current's studios in St. Paul, Minn.

Watch The Valdons: After Decades, A Funky Soul Reunion KCMP

December 11, 2012 – Watch the vintage soul group play "Love Me Or Leave Me" with the Twin Cities Funk & Soul All-Stars. KCMP

Lyle Lovett performs a Tiny Desk Concert on Nov. 13, 2012.

Watch Lyle Lovett: Tiny Desk Concert

December 10, 2012 – Lovett gives a loose, engaging performance that feels like both an introduction and a victory lap.

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Daniel Bachman performs a Tiny Desk Concert on Nov. 16, 2012.

Watch Daniel Bachman: Tiny Desk Concert

December 9, 2012 – Once the acoustic guitarist zeroes in on the center of a song, it's easy to get lost in it yourself.

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