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Matt Berninger of The National.

Watch The National, 'I Should Live In Salt' (Live) KCRW

August 22, 2013 – With its drummer out due to injury, the brooding Brooklyn band performs a pared-down set at KCRW. KCRW

Violinist Daniel Hope takes his music of the spheres concept to the Center for Earth and Space at the American Museum of Natural History.

Watch Daniel Hope's Earth And Sky Expedition Q2

August 21, 2013 – Watch the celebrated violinist play music of the spheres amid twinkling lights. Q2

The Front Bottoms performs at a Tiny Desk Concert in July 2013.

Watch The Front Bottoms: Tiny Desk Concert

August 19, 2013 – The community that's formed around The Front Bottoms speaks to the band's passion and compassion.

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New Sub Pop signee clipping. performs at the label's 25th-anniversary festival.

Watch clipping., 'Killer' (Live At Sub Pop's Silver Jubilee) KEXP

August 19, 2013 – In "Killer," the experimental hip-hop trio cuts quick-slung lines across swaths of digital noise. KEXP

Mother Falcon performs a Tiny Desk Concert in July 2013.

Watch Mother Falcon: Tiny Desk Concert

August 17, 2013 – The 17-member chamber-rock collective uses its size in the service of great, snappy, stirring songs.

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Valerie June performs live at The Current's studios in St. Paul, Minn.

Watch Valerie June, 'You Can't Be Told' (Live) KCMP

August 15, 2013 – Watch the Memphis native blur lines between blues and folk during a studio session at The Current. KCMP

Lorde performs "Royals" on KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic.

Watch Lorde, 'Royals' (Live) KCRW

August 13, 2013 – Watch the 16-year-old New Zealand pop star perform "Royals" for Morning Becomes Eclectic. KCRW

Alpine performs at a Tiny Desk Concert in June 2013.

Watch Alpine: Tiny Desk Concert

August 12, 2013 – The Australian sextet crafts busily impeccable, harmony-intensive pop music with a danceable sway.

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Musician Jim Guthrie performs a Tiny Desk Concert at the NPR headquarters in Washington, D.C. on Friday, May 31, 2013.

Watch Jim Guthrie: Tiny Desk Concert

August 10, 2013 – Guthrie and his band drove 18 hours round-trip from Ontario to perform three songs for NPR Music.

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Alela Diane performs live for opbmusic.

Watch Alela Diane, 'Lost Land' (Live) opbmusic

August 8, 2013 – Watch the talented singer-songwriter perform at a historic venue with the aid of a string section. opbmusic

Hanni El Khatib at Joshua Tree National Park

Watch Hanni El Khatib Gets Saved In The Desert KCRW

August 7, 2013 – El Khatib strips down his garage-rock sound and lets the backdrop provide the drama for "Save Me." KCRW

Franz Ferdinand's Alex Kapranos and Nick McCarthy during their performance on KCRW.

Watch Franz Ferdinand, 'Love Illumination' (Live) KCRW

August 6, 2013 – Scotland's dance-rock ambassadors perform "Love Illumination" on Morning Becomes Eclectic. KCRW

Members of the Mountain Goats perform live at the 2013 Newport Folk Festival.

Watch The Mountain Goats, Live In Concert

August 6, 2013 – Watch excerpts from the band's set, including a song unfamiliar even to diehards: "Animal Mask."

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Keaton Henson performs a Tiny Desk Concert on Friday, May 24, 2013 at NPR headquarters in Washington, D.C.

Watch Keaton Henson: Tiny Desk Concert

August 3, 2013 – Henson's voice is so fragile and hushed, if you were 10 feet away from him you'd barely hear a peep.

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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

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