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Ian Hunter.

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November 8, 2012 – After the glam-rock band Mott the Hoople dissolved in 1974, Hunter became an outspoken solo artist. WXPN


Bloc Party.

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November 7, 2012 – After a hiatus, the British band returns to its early post-punk sound on a new album, Four. WXPN


Ben Gibbard.

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November 6, 2012 – The Death Cab for Cutie singer performs songs from his first solo album, the new Former Lives. WXPN


Bob Mould performs "The Descent" live at WFUV in New York City.

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November 6, 2012 – The former Hüsker Dü singer performs a session that practically blows down the studio walls at WFUV. WFUV

Afghan Whigs.

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November 2, 2012 – One of the most critically respected bands of the '90s has reunited for live performances. WXPN


John Lydon brought his PiL project to The Current's studios.

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October 30, 2012 – Watch John Lydon and his re-formed PiL perform "Reggie Song" for The Current in the Twin Cities. KCMP

Twin Shadow performs at KCRW.

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October 30, 2012 – Watch George Lewis Jr. as he performs "Golden Light" in the Morning Becomes Eclectic studio. KCRW

Band Of Horses.

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October 29, 2012 – The twangy rock band fine-tunes its sound on Mirage Rock, produced by the legendary Glyn Johns. WXPN


Twin Shadow.

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October 25, 2012 – Inspired by motorcycle rides, the musician channels '80s new wave and pop on his new second album. WXPN


The Tallest Man on Earth performs on

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October 24, 2012 – Watch Swedish singer Kristian Matsson perform a stunning "1904" on Morning Becomes Eclectic. KCRW

Calexico's Joey Burns performs on The Current.

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October 23, 2012 – Watch the genre-bending band perform the superb single "Splitter," live in The Current's studios. KCMP

The Great American Canyon Band.

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October 22, 2012 – The duo's harmony-rich sound is alternately mellow, sad, wistful, romantic and sweeping. WXPN


Patterson Hood.

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October 22, 2012 – Hood explains why his new album was the "most intimate and personal record" of his career. WXPN


Deep Sea Diver performs on

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October 20, 2012 – The band's "NWO" ("New World Order") is a vision of two people walking through an apocalyptic world. opbmusic

Night Moves performs on The Current.

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October 16, 2012 – The Minneapolis band conjures laid-back Southern California rock. Watch it play "Country Queen." KCMP

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