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The War On Drugs.

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April 18, 2014 – In addition to an epic live performance, we also learn about a perfectionist's creative process. WXPN


Brett Dennen.

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April 18, 2014 – The introverted musician has found his voice and is producing outward-looking, confident material. WXPN


Robert Cray.

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April 16, 2014 – The Grammy winner was inspired by The Beatles, but later fell under the spell of Jimi Hendrix. WXPN


Lost In The Trees.

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April 15, 2014 – The North Carolina band has a new album that's stripped down — but still a big step forward. WXPN


Neil Finn performs live in the KEXP studios.

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April 14, 2014 – The Crowded House and Split Enz veteran performs "Driving Me Mad," from his new album Dizzy Heights. KEXP

Sylvan Esso on Bandwidth.

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April 13, 2014 – Watch Mountain Man's Amelia Meath and Megafaun's Nick Sanborn perform "Coffee" for WAMU's Bandwidth. bandwidth

Courtney Barnett.

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April 11, 2014 – The Australian singer-songwriter performs songs from her album The Double EP: A Sea of Split Peas. WXPN


Kaiser Chiefs.

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April 10, 2014 – The British band returns from a three-year hiatus with a new album named after a Tony Blair quote. WXPN


Wild Cub.

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April 9, 2014 – Keegan Dewitt's band assembles in the studio to perform songs from its sparkling debut, Youth. WXPN


Paul Cebar.

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April 8, 2014 – Hear the Milwaukee roots-rock veteran perform his new material from the World Cafe Live stage. WXPN


Dirty Projectors.

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April 7, 2014 – The band visited the World Cafe studios back in 2009, shortly after the release of Bitte Orca. WXPN


Broken Bells.

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April 4, 2014 – Listen to new songs from James Mercer and Brian Burton (a.k.a. Danger Mouse), live in the studio. WXPN



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April 3, 2014 – Listen to songs from the California pop-rock band's debut, Bigfoot, performed live in the studio. WXPN


Angel Olsen.

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April 1, 2014 – The singer's voice can be intense, even chilling, in ways that blend perfectly with her band. WXPN



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March 28, 2014 – Listen to a six-song acoustic performance, recorded at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia. WXPN


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