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Julia Holter

The most minute details become a grandiose spectacle in Holter's cosmic cabaret.

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Benjamin Clementine

There are intimate moments of revelation in Clementine's immersive, breathtaking performance.

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Ray LaMontagne On World Cafe

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Hear LaMontagne perform his new album, Ouroboros, in full, backed by members of My Morning Jacket.

Ray LaMontagne on World Cafe
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Chvrches, Bombino, Lucius And More At The SXSW Radio Day Stage

Jack Garratt, The Heavy and Hinds also performed at the showcase, curated by public radio stations.

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Palehound, Live In Concert

Ellen Kempner's band marries rock muscle to bedroom folk's wiry vulnerability. Watch a full set.

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Son Little, Live In Concert

The Philadelphia singer-guitarist's trio showed up at a New York club gig in a blues-rock mood.

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Protomartyr

The Detroit band's loud, screeching, grousing rock can be profound, poetic and bewildering.

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Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats

At the Tiny Desk, Rateliff's body-shaking Southern-style soul takes on a more laid-back sound.

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Diane Coffee

Conjuring David Bowie, Diane Coffee's Shaun Fleming swaggered and shimmied behind the Tiny Desk.