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.

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Newport Folk Festival

Jim James, Live In Concert

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

Jim James, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2013

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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."

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Mountain Stage

Low On Mountain Stage

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

Low On Mountain Stage

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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.

First Listen Live: Queens Of The Stone Age, '...Like Clockwork'

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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

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