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Christine Salem performs live at globalFEST 2013.

Watch Christine Salem: globalFEST 2013

January 16, 2013 – Watch an extraordinary singer from a tiny island, recorded live at Webster Hall in New York City.

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Oliver "Tuku" Mtukudzi performs live at globalFEST 2013.

Watch Oliver Mtukudzi And The Black Spirits: globalFEST 2013

January 16, 2013 – Hear one of Zimbabwe's greatest artists, recorded live in concert with his band The Black Spirits.

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One of Fatoumata Diawara's backup singers and dancers, performing live at globalFEST 2013.

Watch Fatoumata Diawara: globalFEST 2013

January 16, 2013 – Hear the Malian singer and actor, recorded live in concert from Webster Hall in New York City.

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Mucca Pazza performs live at globalFEST 2013.

Watch Mucca Pazza: globalFEST 2013

January 16, 2013 – See the 30-piece marching band give a wildly exuberant performance, recorded live in New York City.

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British wunderkind Jake Bugg performs live on WFUV in New York City.

Watch Jake Bugg: From High School To The Top Of The World WFUV

January 15, 2013 – Watch the 18-year-old British wunderkind perform "Two Fingers" live in WFUV's studios. WFUV

Black Prairie performs a Tiny Desk Concert on Nov. 9, 2012.

Watch Black Prairie: Tiny Desk Concert

January 14, 2013 – With members of The Decemberists, the band lends a snappy, lilting quality to songs of alienation.

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Rose Cousins on Folk Alley.

Watch Rose Cousins: One Of Folk's Finest From 2012 FolkAlley

January 12, 2013 – Watch the Nova Scotian singer-songwriter perform "What I See," recorded live at Folk Alley. FolkAlley

Local Natives performed at Apogee's Berkeley Street Studios in Santa Monica.

Watch Local Natives In Concert KCRW

January 11, 2013 – Watch the band showcase several songs from its upcoming album, Hummingbird, at KCRW. KCRW

Atlas Genius performs on KCRW.

Watch KCRW Presents: Atlas Genius KCRW

January 9, 2013 – Watch the Australian band perform its breakthrough hit "Trojans," live on Morning Becomes Eclectic. KCRW

Annie Clark (of St. Vincent) and David Byrne perform together at The Music Center at Strathmore in North Bethesda, Md., on Sept. 30, 2012.

Watch David Byrne & St. Vincent In Concert

January 9, 2013 – The two artists give a carefully choreographed performance highlighting their album Love This Giant.

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Britain's Alt-J performs live at opbmusic's studios in Portland, Ore.

Watch Alt-J: An 'Awesome Wave' Of Eccentric Rock opbmusic

January 8, 2013 – Watch the Mercury Prize-winning British band perform its biggest hit, "Fitzpleasure," at opbmusic. opbmusic

Lucius Tiny Desk Concert

Watch Lucius: Tiny Desk Concert

January 7, 2013 – One minute, Lucius sounds like a '60s girl group; the next might conjure images of Emmylou Harris.

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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.

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