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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.

Listen Foxygen In Concert

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.

Listen Yo La Tengo In Concert WXPN

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

Annie Clark (of St. Vincent) and David Byrne perform together at The Music Center at Strathmore in North Bethesda, Md., on Sept. 30, 2012.

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January 9, 2013 – The two artists give a carefully choreographed performance highlighting their album Love This Giant.

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Fountains Of Wayne.

Listen Fountains Of Wayne On Mountain Stage

January 7, 2013 – The power-pop group returns to the show to perform favorites and new songs from Sky Full of Holes.

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The Mountain Goats.

Listen The Mountain Goats On Mountain Stage

December 18, 2012 – Hear John Darnielle and his band play indie-folk songs from their new album, Transcendental Youth.

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Dave Alvin.

Listen Dave Alvin On Mountain Stage

December 3, 2012 – Alvin returns to his fiery electric roots with songs from his latest record, Eleven Eleven.

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JD McPherson puts on a fiery show at WXPN.

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November 5, 2012 – Hear the rockabilly star perform to a sold-out audience at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia. WXPN

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Buke & Gase.

Watch Buke & Gase In Concert Soundcheck

October 19, 2012 – The duo brings an arsenal of abrasive sounds and hammering beats to (Le) Poisson Rouge in New York. Soundcheck

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Calexico performs at World Cafe Live at the Queen in Wilmington, Del.

Listen Calexico In Concert WXPN

October 12, 2012 – The Arizona band celebrates the release of its new album, Algiers, with a stop at World Cafe. WXPN

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