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Sharon Van Etten (right) performs "Tarifa" for KEXP.

Watch Sharon Van Etten, 'Tarifa' (Live) KEXP

September 9, 2013 – Watch the singer-songwriter introduce the brand-new "Tarifa," from her upcoming album, in Portland. KEXP

Bombino performs a Tiny Desk Concert on June 19, 2013.

Watch Bombino: Tiny Desk Concert

September 7, 2013 – For our 300th Tiny Desk Concert, we showcase a Tuareg guitarist's fierce, hypnotic, alluring jams.


Washed Out perform on KCRW.

Watch Washed Out, 'All I Know' (Live) KCRW

September 5, 2013 – Watch Ernest Greene and his five-piece band bring "All I Know" to life on Morning Becomes Eclectic. KCRW

Anna von Hausswolff Field Recordings video shoot at Christ Church New York City

Watch Anna Von Hausswolff Finds A Pipe Organ In New York City Soundcheck

September 4, 2013 – The Swedish indie-pop singer performs "Funeral For My Future Children" on a rare instrument. Soundcheck

Baths performs a Tiny Desk Concert in June 2013.

Watch Baths: Tiny Desk Concert

September 4, 2013 – Watch Baths' Will Wiesenfeld perform mysterious, textured electronic music in the NPR offices.


Ty Segall (middle) and his band perform "Sleeper" at the 2013 Pickathon for KEXP.

Watch Ty Segall, 'Sleeper' (Live) KEXP

September 2, 2013 – Watch the Bay Area garage rocker go acoustic in the backwoods near Oregon's Pickathon festival. KEXP

Steve Gunn performs at a Tiny Desk Concert on July 1, 2013.

Watch Steve Gunn: Tiny Desk Concert

August 31, 2013 – Watch Gunn's trio perform a set of hypnotic long-form jams that are perfect for taking it easy.


Daughn Gibson performs live on KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic.

Watch Daughn Gibson, 'You Don't Fade' (Live) KCRW

August 29, 2013 – Watch the former punk and truck driver perform "You Don't Fade" live for Morning Becomes Eclectic. KCRW

The Buika performs a Tiny Desk Concert in June 2013.

Watch Buika: Tiny Desk Concert

August 26, 2013 – Concha Buika's voice comes from Africa and the past. Watch her perform in the NPR Music offices.


Sebadoh hangs out in the KEXP parking lot before the band's studio session.

Watch Sebadoh, 'Keep The Boy Alive' (Live) KEXP

August 26, 2013 – Back after a 14-year hiatus, the band performs "Keep the Boy Alive" from this summer's Secret EP. KEXP

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.


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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