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Efterklang performs with Wordless Music Orchestra at the Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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September 28, 2012 – The Danish art-rock trio and Wordless Music Orchestra premiere a stunning performance of Piramida. Q2

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Grizzly Bear, performing live at the 9:30 Club, in Washington, D.C.

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September 20, 2012 – Hear the Brooklyn psych-pop band perform a full set live from the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C.

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M83, performing live at the 9:30 Club, in Washington, D.C.

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September 12, 2012 – Hear a stunning concert from the ambient-pop genius M83, recorded live from Washington, D.C.

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Members of ACME (violinists Caroline Shaw and Ben Russell, violist Nadia Sirota and cellist Clarice Jensen) dug into Steve Reich's Different Trains to open their performance, recorded live on Sept. 11, 2012.

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September 11, 2012 – The contemporary music dynamos traversed landmark works at New York's (Le) Poisson Rouge. Q2

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Wye Oak, performing live at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C.

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August 17, 2012 – The Baltimore-based duo gave a blistering live performance from the nation's capital.

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Tallest Man On Earth performs at the 2012 Newport Folk Festival.

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August 17, 2012 – One smallish Swede makes a gigantic sound with little more than his voice and an acoustic guitar. FolkAlley

Dirty Projectors, performing live at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C.

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August 17, 2012 – The band gave a strange, beautiful and entirely memorable performance from the nation's capital.

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Little Dragon live at Celebrate Brooklyn.

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August 13, 2012 – Hear the Swedish quartet's experimental electro soul turn out the Celebrate Brooklyn stage.

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Ryan Shaw in concert.

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August 9, 2012 – The young soul singer showcased songs from his new album, Real Love, live from WXPN in Philadelphia. WXPN

Sigur Ros performs at Celebrate Brooklyn's Prospect Park Bandshell on July 31, 2012.

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July 31, 2012 – Hear one of the world's greatest live bands deliver a sweeping two-hour set from Brooklyn. WFUV

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Brittany Howard of Alabama Shakes performs on the Fort Stage at the Newport Folk Festival.

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July 29, 2012 – At Newport, the soulful blues-rock band's music reached ecstatic, rafter-shaking heights.

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First Aid Kit plays the Harbor Stage at the Newport Folk Festival.

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July 28, 2012 – The Swedish sister act traffics in echo-laden choral folk-pop, but it's also got a sunny side. FolkAlley

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Jeff Tweedy of Wilco perfroms at the Newport Folk Festival.

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July 27, 2012 – Wilco finished a career-spanning set with an encore featuring Woody Guthrie's granddaughter.

Hot Chip performing at Celebrate Brooklyn.

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July 19, 2012 – This Celebrate Brooklyn show reminded us that bands can still play dance music the old school way. Soundcheck

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Gang Gang Dance live from Celebrate Brooklyn

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July 19, 2012 – The experimental dance group featured keening vocal lines soaring over rhythmic samples and drums. Soundcheck

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