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Rock Studio Sessions

Low's Mimi Parker and Alan Sparhawk perform at the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul, Minn.

Watch Low: Every Note In Its Right Place KCMP

April 16, 2013 – Watch the Minnesota band perform two songs from its new album with members of Trampled by Turtles. KCMP

Thurston Moore performs with his band Chelsea Light Moving, live on KEXP.

Watch Chelsea Light Moving: A New Song, Inspired By Chocolate KEXP

April 9, 2013 – Watch Thurston Moore and his band perform a new song, written during soundcheck in KEXP's studios. KEXP

Winston Yellen of Night Beds.

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April 3, 2013 – Powered by Winston Yellen's wide-ranging voice, the band plays songs from its debut, Country Sleep.

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Frightened Rabbit.

Watch Frightened Rabbit: Rock With A Scottish Brogue KCMP

April 2, 2013 – Watch the Scottish rock band perform an acoustic version of "The Woodpile" in The Current's studios. KCMP

Cold War Kids' Nathan Willett performs at Apogee's Berkeley Street Studio for a crowd of KCRW supporters.

Watch KCRW Presents: Cold War Kids KCRW

March 27, 2013 – Watch the California band perform "Tuxedo" at Apogee's Berkeley Street Studio for KCRW. KCRW

Jake Bugg performs live on KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic.

Watch KCRW Presents: Jake Bugg KCRW

March 20, 2013 – Watch the 19-year-old U.K. boy wonder perform his international hit "Lightning Bolt," live on KCRW. KCRW

Ra Ra Riot lead singer Wes Miles.

Watch KCRW Presents: Ra Ra Riot KCRW

March 13, 2013 – Watch this synths 'n' strings band perform "Dance With Me" live on KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic. KCRW

Los Angeles garage rockers Allah-Las.

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March 12, 2013 – This easy-going Los Angeles garage band performs three songs from their self-titled album. WXPN

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Becky Stark of Lavender Diamond performs live on KEXP.

Watch Lavender Diamond: Heartbroken But Happy KEXP

March 9, 2013 – Put simply, Becky Stark has an unreal voice. Hear her sing "Everybody's Heart's Breaking Now." KEXP

Yo La Tengo performs a studio session at KEXP's studios in Seattle on Jan. 18, 2013.

Watch Yo La Tengo: Still 'Around,' Thank God KEXP

February 26, 2013 – Watch Ira Kaplan, Georgia Hubley and James McNew perform "I'll Be Around," live in the KEXP studios. KEXP

Camper Van Beethoven.

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February 21, 2013 – The band's new album, La Costa Perdida, explores its California roots and midlife nostalgia. WXPN

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Erin McKeown.

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February 20, 2013 – McKeown's new Manifestra is a self-released, fan-funded album of personal and political folk-rock. WXPN

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Ruban Nielson of Unknown Mortal Orchestra performs for opbmusic.

Watch Unknown Mortal Orchestra: Solo And Acoustic opbmusic

February 19, 2013 – Watch Ruban Nielson perform "Swim and Sleep (Like a Shark)" solo on an acoustic guitar for opbmusic. opbmusic

Foxygen.

Read Foxygen On World Cafe WXPN

February 18, 2013 – Hear the psychedelic pop duo play songs from its second album. WXPN

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Ben Gibbard performs live on KCRW.

Watch KCRW Presents: Benjamin Gibbard KCRW

February 13, 2013 – Watch the Death Cab for Cutie and Postal Service singer perform "Teardrop Windows" live on KCRW. KCRW

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