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Gary Numan, performing live at the 2013 Mt. Oasis Electronic Music Summit.

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November 8, 2013 – Hear a special set from synth pop pioneer Gary Numan, recorded live in concert.

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Polica, performing live at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C.

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November 6, 2013 – Hear the acclaimed electro-pop act, led by singer Channy Leaneagh, perform live at the 9:30 Club.

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Cults performed live Wednesday at NPR Music's showcase at (Le) Poisson Rouge in New York.

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October 17, 2013 – The synth-rock band played cuts from its new album, Static, at (Le) Poisson Rouge in New York.

On September 12, 2013, Volcano Choir performed at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C. Justin Vernon is pictured here.

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October 9, 2013 – See the band give a transfixing live performance from the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C.

Jim James performs at the 2013 Newport Folk Festival.

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August 9, 2013 – On his first solo album, My Morning Jacket's frontman turns inward to explore his lost wanderings.

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Members of the Mountain Goats perform live at the 2013 Newport Folk Festival.

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August 6, 2013 – Watch excerpts from the band's set, including a song unfamiliar even to diehards: "Animal Mask."

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Colin Meloy performs at the 2013 Newport Folk Festival.

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July 30, 2013 – Watch members of The Decemberists and Laura Veirs join Meloy on a version of "Yankee Bayonet."

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Andrew Bird at the 2013 Newport Folk Festival

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July 30, 2013 – Watch Andrew Bird collaborate with Tift Merritt as part of the 2013 Newport Folk Festival.

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Phosphorescent performs at the 2013 Newport Folk Festival.

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July 27, 2013 – Watch Phosphorescent play the cosmic country song "Ride On/Right On" at the Newport Folk Festival.

Low.

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June 26, 2013 – Low's slow, quiet sound started in the early '90s as a reaction to the grunge music of the time.

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Queens Of The Stone Age live at The Wiltern on May 23.

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May 24, 2013 – Josh Homme presides over a dense, textured sound that's equal parts mystery, beauty and bluster.

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Chris Tomson (left) and Ezra Koenig of Vampire Weekend perform at Apogee's Berkeley Street Studio in Santa Monica, Calif.

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May 15, 2013 – Watch the New York band perform an intimate 12-song set at Apogee's Berkeley Street Studio for KCRW. KCRW

Iggy & The Stooges live from (Le) Poisson Rouge in New York City.

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April 28, 2013 – Watch the band rip through songs from its new album Ready to Die during this First Listen Live show. Soundcheck

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Nick Cave performs at Stubb's Bar-B-Q as part of NPR Music's 2013 SXSW Showcase.

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April 15, 2013 – Sinewy and powerful, Cave controls an Austin, Texas, crowd with a powerful, career-spanning set.

The New York trio performed their new single "Sacrilege" for the first time in front of an audience.

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April 11, 2013 – Watch highlights from the New York trio's magnetic performance at NPR Music's SXSW showcase.

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