Cults performed live Wednesday at NPR Music's showcase at (Le) Poisson Rouge in New York. Loren Wahl for NPR hide caption

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Live in Concert

Cults, Live In Concert

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

Colin Meloy performs at the 2013 Newport Folk Festival. Meaganc Beauchemin for NPR hide caption

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Newport Folk Festival

Colin Meloy, Live In Concert

Watch members of The Decemberists and Laura Veirs join Meloy on a version of "Yankee Bayonet."

Queens Of The Stone Age live at The Wiltern on May 23. James Bailey for NPR hide caption

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Queens Of The Stone Age, Live In Concert

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. Brenda Janario/KCRW hide caption

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Front Row

Vampire Weekend, Live In Concert KCRW-FM

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