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Hassan Hakmoun and his band play for a Field Recording video shoot at Widow Jane's Mine in Rosendale, NY in April 2014.

Watch On A Magical Mystery Tour With Hassan Hakmoun

June 11, 2014 – When a Moroccan-based band went on a mysterious road trip, we just had to come along.

Sergio Mendoza performs for a Field Recording in Austin, Texas.

Watch Coffee And Mambo With Sergio Mendoza Y La Orkesta

June 4, 2014 – Mendoza and his band perform a brilliant mix of "indie mambo," cumbia, ranchera and psychedelia.

D.D Dumbo during his Field Recording in Austin, Texas.

Watch D.D Dumbo: Looping Sounds In An Austin Alleyway

May 15, 2014 – For this Field Recording, we discovered some secrets about the musician's global influences.

Merchandise performing "Become What You Are" for a NPR Field Recording.

Watch Merchandise Sprawls Out In The Sunlight

April 17, 2014 – Two members of the indescribable Tampa band perform "Become What You Are" in this Field Recording.

Kristian Bell of The Wytches performs for a Field Recordings video shoot in Austin, Texas.

Watch One Wytch, Unplugged In A Sunny Backyard

March 27, 2014 – The Wytches' hair-flinging psych-rock isn't usually the stuff of back-porch acoustic sessions.

Sandeep Das, Shane Shanahan, Mark Suter and Joseph Gramley, percussionists in the Silk Road Ensemble, perform at ACME Studio in Brooklyn, New York, for a Field Recordings video shoot.

Watch A Field Recording Bonus Track: The Silk Road Swings

March 26, 2014 – Four talented percussionists create deep grooves out of their Silk Road Ensemble collaboration.

Members of the Silk Road Ensemble, founded by cellist Yo-Yo Ma, perform together at the ACME Studio in Brooklyn, New York in October 2013.

Watch Welcome To Yo-Yo's Playhouse

March 26, 2014 – Watch the world-famous cellist Yo-Yo Ma and his close friends from all over the world in action.

Pianist Yuja Wang playing Prokofiev's Toccata, Op. 11 at the Steinway and Sons factory in Queens, New York.

Watch On A Chilly Factory Floor, Yuja Wang's Piano Sizzles

February 19, 2014 – We took one of the world's most buzzed-about pianists to the Steinway factory in Queens.

Tenor Nicholas Phan and harpist Sivan Magen perform at a group house in Fort Greene, Brooklyn.

Watch Britten Goes Back To Brooklyn With Nicholas Phan

November 20, 2013 – A tenor brings three quirky folk songs from England back to bohemian Brooklyn.

Bill Callahan in the 6th and B Community Garden.

Watch Bill Callahan Sings 'Small Plane' In A Serene City Soundcheck

September 11, 2013 – New York's 6th & B Community Garden provides a perfect setting for the singer once known as Smog. Soundcheck

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

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

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

So Percussion, Eli Keszler and the piano wires of Archway.

Watch Eli Keszler & So Percussion: Making The Manhattan Bridge Roar And Sing Q2

July 12, 2013 – See the world premiere of a piece for percussion and thousands of feet of piano wire. Q2

Ole Mathisen and Amir ElSaffar.

Watch Amir ElSaffar & Two Rivers: Golden Sound In A Gleaming Space

July 3, 2013 – The trumpeter and santur player pairs the sibling spirits of jazz and Arab classical music.

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