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Iggy And The Stooges, Live In Concert

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NPR Music and WNYC's Soundcheck present a First Listen Live concert from Iggy & The Stooges. Watch the group rip through songs from its new album, Ready to Die, as well as a handful of favorites.

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For the first time ever, The Flaming Lips performed the 2002 album Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots in its entirety from start to finish, live from the Belmont in Austin, Texas. The Warner Sound hide caption

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Sisters Jessica and Jennifer Clavin's full-length debut, Ride Your Heart, is infused with beachy harmonies and punk attitude.

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Phoenix's latest album is called Bankrupt! Left to right: Thomas Mars, Laurent Brancowitz, Christian Mazzalai, Deck d'Arcy. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Though he began his career as a drummer for The Band, Levon Helm kept working long after the group's dissolution. The documentary Ain't in It for My Health captures his final years as a working musician. Kino Lorber hide caption

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Yo La Tengo: Tiny Desk Concert

Yo La Tengo's sound has evolved quite a bit since Georgia Hubley and Ira Kaplan first jammed together in 1984; the feedback has subsided, replaced by a more contemplative vibe.

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Brass Bed's album, The Secret Will Keep You, comes out April 23. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Thao Nguyen's Musical Life Is Far From 'Common'

A trip to a California women's prison inspired many of the songs on the folk-rocker's latest album, We the Common.

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