Field Recordings archive
Watch Bleached: Picnic Table Punk
July 25, 2012 – The Clavin sisters perform a stripped-down "Electric Chair" at a food-truck parking lot in Austin.
Watch Deer Tick Among The Honey Buckets KEXP
Watch A 'Flash Choir' Sings Philip Glass In Times Square WQXR
July 10, 2012 – Watch a "flash choir" come together in New York City to sing a world premiere by Philip Glass. WQXR
Watch Reignwolf: A One-Man Rock Show KEXP
Watch Metric In A Non-Synthetic Situation KEXP
Watch Of Monsters And Men Brings Out The Sun KEXP
Watch A Morning Walk With Sauti Sol
May 30, 2012 – The Afro-fusion quartet from Nairobi greets the Austin morning with a version of "Love or Leave."
Watch Debo Band: Ethiopian Funk On A Muggy Afternoon
May 16, 2012 – Debo Band gives a rousing performance at Joe's Crab Shack in Austin during South by Southwest 2012.
Watch Steve Coleman And The Invention Of New Languages WBGO
Watch Lee Fields: Early Morning Soul
April 18, 2012 – The veteran soul singer gives a passionate, stripped-down performance of "Still Hanging On."
Watch Amadou And Mariam: Finding Mali In Harlem
April 11, 2012 – Mali's breakout superstars perform an acoustic version of "Wily Kataso" at The Shrine in Harlem.
Watch Filastine And The Cathedral Of Junk
April 4, 2012 – The electronic artist brought his attitude, electronics and a cellist to a junkyard in Austin.
Watch Dry The River: An Oasis Of Calm Amid The Feedback
March 27, 2012 – Watch a stirring performance with swelling vocal harmonies, recorded during the frenzy of SXSW.
Watch Eric Harland And Avishai Cohen: Scrap Metal Improv
February 28, 2012 – Watch an impromptu duo improvisation from the most unorthodox of Newport Jazz Festival venues.
Watch Alisa Weilerstein: Playing Bach With The Fishes
February 16, 2012 – Weilerstein serenades the sea creatures at the National Aquarium in Baltimore with music by Bach.