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Favorite Sessions

Blind Pilot, 'Packed Powder' (Live)

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The Portland, Ore., folk-rock band performs an anthem from And Then Like Lions live for KCRW.

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World Cafe

Joseph On World Cafe

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Hear the three Closner sisters' gorgeous, powerful harmonies, recorded live in Philadelphia.

Joseph On World Cafe

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Favorite Sessions

Ages And Ages, 'Something To Ruin' (Live)

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Known for handclaps and group harmonies, the band takes on a darker tone in "Something To Ruin."

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Favorite Sessions

Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, 'S.O.B.'

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The band gives a rousing, soulful performance of "S.O.B." live for KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic.

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Favorite Sessions

Blind Pilot, 'Joik #3' (Live)

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The Oregon band plays a reflective, striking tribute to Israel Nebeker's father live for opbmusic.

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Favorite Sessions

Local Natives, 'Villainy' (Live)

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The quintet performed a love letter to Los Angeles on KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic.

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World Cafe

Esmé Patterson On World Cafe

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The Coloradan, formerly of Paper Bird, releases her inner rocker on her new album, We Were Wild.

Esmé Patterson on World Cafe

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