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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.

Read Camper Van Beethoven On World Cafe WXPN

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.

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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

Jack Tatum performs on WFUV as Wild Nothing.

Watch Wild Nothing: Dream-Pop's Leading Light WFUV

February 12, 2013 – Watch Jack Tatum and his band perform the dreamy title track to his popular Nocturne album. WFUV

Brian Eno.

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February 11, 2013 – The innovative composer, producer and musician discusses his latest album of ambient music, Lux.

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John Mark Nelson performs live on The Current in the Twin Cities.

Watch John Mark Nelson: A Teenager With Serious Talent KCMP

February 9, 2013 – Watch the 19-year-old Twin Cities songwriter and his cadre of teenage friends perform "Reminisce." KCMP

Bat For Lashes performs live on WFUV.

Watch Bat For Lashes: Balladry, On Ableton And Autoharp WFUV

February 5, 2013 – Watch autoharp-wielding singer Natasha Khan perform "Lilies" live at WFUV's studios in New York. WFUV

John Darnielle and his band The Mountain Goats perform live at opbmusic in Portland.

Watch The Mountain Goats: 'This Year,' A Classic Revisited opbmusic

February 2, 2013 – Watch John Darnielle and his band perform one of their shout-along classics for opbmusic. opbmusic

The Helio Sequence.

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January 30, 2013 – Hear the duo play songs from its new album and discuss the natural disaster that changed its sound. WXPN

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Ben Schneider of Lord Huron sets up for his session on KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic.

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January 30, 2013 – Watch one of the best new bands in Los Angeles perform its hit "Time to Run," live on KCRW. KCRW

Father John Misty.

Read Father John Misty On World Cafe WXPN

January 28, 2013 – A persona invented by Josh Tillman, Father John Misty showcases a rock-friendly side of the singer. WXPN

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