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December 4, 2012 – The band plays songs from its new album and discusses the recording process with host David Dye. WXPN

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Metz performs live on KEXP in Seattle.

Watch Metz: A Royal 'Headache' KEXP

December 4, 2012 – In 2012, the punk trio has made some of the loudest noise in music. Watch Metz perform "Headache." KEXP

Jakob Dylan and his Wallflowers sat down with David Dye on World Cafe.

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December 3, 2012 – Listen to an interview with David Dye and excerpts from the band's recent set at World Cafe Live. WXPN

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Freelance Whales.

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November 30, 2012 – The band makes huge tiny music, employing delicate instruments that add up to something majestic. WXPN

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Yeasayer

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November 29, 2012 – On Fragrant World, the band adopts a sparser sound. Hear Yeasayer perform live in the studio. WXPN

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Jon Spencer Blues Explosion.

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November 28, 2012 – The rowdy blues-rock revivalist joins host David Dye in the studio to play songs from Meat and Bone. WXPN

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Electric Guest.

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November 27, 2012 – Hear this Danger Mouse-approved songwriter perform four songs in the World Cafe studio. WXPN

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San Cisco performs on The Current.

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November 27, 2012 – Watch the irresistible Australian band perform its hit "Awkward," live at The Current in Minnesota. KCMP

(From left) Robert Sledge, Ben Folds and Darren Jessee of Ben Folds Five.

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November 23, 2012 – Hear a four-song set from the wildly popular pianist and his re-formed band. WXPN

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Delta Rae.

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November 21, 2012 – The popular North Carolina folk-rock band performs a four-song set in the World Cafe studio. WXPN

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Regina Spektor performs for KCRW.

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November 21, 2012 – Watch the pianist perform "The Party" for KCRW listeners at Apogee's Berkeley Street Studio. KCRW

Sera Cahoone

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November 20, 2012 – Watch the Seattle singer perform "Deer Creek Canyon" at the Doug Fir in Portland for opbmusic. opbmusic

Grizzly Bear.

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November 19, 2012 – Originally started as a bedroom project, the band just released the lavishly produced Shields. WXPN

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Titus Andronicus.

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November 15, 2012 – The New Jersey band has never shied away from big ideas, dispensed with vein-bulging urgency. WXPN

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John Cale.

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November 14, 2012 – The producer and songwriter just released his 15th solo album, Shifty Adventures in Nookie World. WXPN

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