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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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Calexico performs live on Mountain Stage.

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April 8, 2013 – With its evocative desert rock, the genre-bending band plays songs from its latest album, Algiers.

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Alt-J lead vocalist Joe Newman gives his unique voice a break during the band's show at NPR Music's SXSW showcase at Stubb's in Austin.

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March 14, 2013 – Watch the Mercury Prize-winning Brits bewitch a packed house at Stubb's in Austin.

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Trevor Powers of Youth Lagoon performs at NPR Music's 2013 SXSW Showcase at Stubb's.

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March 14, 2013 – Watch Idaho wunderkind Trevor Powers bring his beguiling bedroom pop to life at Stubb's in Austin.

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Katie Crutchfield of Waxahatchee performs at NPR Music's 2013 SXSW Showcase at Stubb's.

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March 14, 2013 – Amped up as a power trio, Katie Crutchfield's band showcases the fragility and force in her songs.

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Josh Ritter performs The Beast in Its Tracks at Le Poisson Rouge.

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March 6, 2013 – The folk-rock singer-songwriter performs his new album, The Beast in Its Tracks, live in New York.

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Karen O of Yeah Yeah Yeahs performs at NPR Music's 2013 SXSW Showcase at Stubb's.

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March 5, 2013 – NPR Music presented a can't-miss night of seven performances from SXSW in Austin.

Unknown Mortal Orchestra performs live at the Rock and Roll Hotel in Washington, D.C.

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February 28, 2013 – Hear the inventive psych-rock trio, recorded live at the Rock and Roll Hotel in Washington, D.C.

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Foxygen performs live at the Rock and Roll Hotel in Washington, D.C.

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February 28, 2013 – Download the trippy pop group's show, recorded live from the Rock and Roll Hotel in Washington, D.C.

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From left, Georgia Hubley, James McNew and Ira Kaplan of Yo La Tengo.

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January 12, 2013 – Hear the New Jersey band perform five new songs, plus a cover of The Spinners' "I'll Be Around." WXPN

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Local Natives performed at Apogee's Berkeley Street Studios in Santa Monica.

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January 11, 2013 – Watch the band showcase several songs from its upcoming album, Hummingbird, at KCRW. KCRW

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