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Luella performing at SXSW 2013

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March 17, 2013 – Watch one of our favorite SXSW 2013 discoveries blow us away with the bluesy "Sign of the Judgment."

Action Bronson performs at a party presented by Warner Sound at the Belmont in Austin, Texas, during SXSW 2013.

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March 16, 2013 – Watch the New York rapper get swallowed up by the SXSW crowd during "Strictly 4 My Jeeps."

Chance the Rapper at SXSW 2013

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March 16, 2013 – Watch the Chicago native as he prowls the stage, inciting fans to shake off their hangovers.

Dave Grohl gives the keynote speech at SXSW 2013.

Watch Dave Grohl's SXSW 2013 Keynote Speech

March 14, 2013 – Watch Dave Grohl discuss his long career — from punk to Foo — in the 2013 SXSW keynote address.

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Alt-J lead vocalist Joe Newman gives his unique voice a break during the band's show at NPR Music's SXSW showcase at Stubb's in Austin.

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March 14, 2013 – Watch the Mercury Prize-winning Brits bewitch a packed house at Stubb's in Austin.

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Le1f performs at NPR Music's 2013 SXSW Showcase at Stubb's.

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March 14, 2013 – The New York rapper whips his glow-in-the-dark hair back and forth during a mesmerizing set.

Trevor Powers of Youth Lagoon performs at NPR Music's 2013 SXSW Showcase at Stubb's.

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March 14, 2013 – Watch Idaho wunderkind Trevor Powers bring his beguiling bedroom pop to life at Stubb's in Austin.

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Katie Crutchfield of Waxahatchee performs at NPR Music's 2013 SXSW Showcase at Stubb's.

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March 14, 2013 – Amped up as a power trio, Katie Crutchfield's band showcases the fragility and force in her songs.

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Ra Ra Riot lead singer Wes Miles.

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March 13, 2013 – Watch this synths 'n' strings band perform "Dance With Me" live on KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic. KCRW

Dan Deacon at home in his practice space.

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March 12, 2013 – Watch a documentary on the eccentric composer's practice space, which used to be a concert venue. WQXR

The Twin City Funk 'n' Soul All Stars performed Beck's "Sorry" for The Current.

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March 12, 2013 – Watch the Twin Cities Funk and Soul All-Stars interpret "Sorry" from Beck's album of sheet music. KCMP

Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill perform a Tiny Desk Concert on Feb. 25, 2013.

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March 11, 2013 – Watch one of the best fiddlers on the planet and a subtle guitar master work their magic.

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Becky Stark of Lavender Diamond performs live on KEXP.

Watch Lavender Diamond: Heartbroken But Happy KEXP

March 9, 2013 – Put simply, Becky Stark has an unreal voice. Hear her sing "Everybody's Heart's Breaking Now." KEXP

Walter Smith III performs at Boston's Cafe 939 for a special version of WBGO's The Checkout Live.

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March 8, 2013 – The tenor saxophonist, a member of some of today's most talked-about jazz groups, leads a quintet. WBGO

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Josh Ritter performs The Beast in Its Tracks at Le Poisson Rouge.

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March 6, 2013 – The folk-rock singer-songwriter performs his new album, The Beast in Its Tracks, live in New York.

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