Field Recordings archive
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
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.
Watch Wild Belle: Reggae-Tinged Romance Amid The Big Bikes KCRW
June 26, 2013 – Watch the band play one of its breeziest songs, "Love Like This," at a Los Angeles bike shop. KCRW
Watch Brandee Younger: Taxidermy, Two-Headed Skeletons And Jazz Harp WBGO
June 6, 2013 – The improvising harpist generates a Caribbean bounce in a store full of natural-history oddities. WBGO
Watch Wild Nothing: Nuanced Pop At 8,500 Feet KCRW
Watch Gregory Porter: A Lion In The Subway WBGO
Watch Cayucas: Sunlight In Song Form KCRW
Watch The Ebene Quartet Powers Through Mendelssohn
January 25, 2013 – Watch one of today's top string quartets delve deep at a Brooklyn bookstore.
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.
Watch The Civil Wars: A Song Of Loyalty, Before It's Tested KEXP
November 8, 2012 – The warm folk-pop duo, now on hiatus due to "internal discord," performs "Kingdom Come" in a field. KEXP
Watch Allen Stone: A Rollicking Moment, Performed On The Wind KEXP
November 1, 2012 – The 25-year-old belter performs his rollicking single "Sleep" with just a guitarist for backup. KEXP
Watch Carla Morrison: Out Of The Past, Into The City
October 18, 2012 – The Mexican singer gives a special performance at The High Line, an elevated park in New York City.
Watch Micachu & The Shapes: Weeds In The Forest
September 19, 2012 – The Londoners complement the majesty of their surroundings with plainspoken charm and ragged beauty.
Watch Cloud Cult: A Moment Of Serenity KEXP
Watch We Are Augustines: Somewhere Over The Mountain KEXP