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Calexico's Joey Burns performs on The Current.

Watch Calexico: A Beautiful Breakup Song KCMP

October 23, 2012 – Watch the genre-bending band perform the superb single "Splitter," live in The Current's studios. KCMP

Deep Sea Diver performs on opbmusic.org.

Watch Deep Sea Diver: Making The Most Of A Fresh Start opbmusic

October 20, 2012 – The band's "NWO" ("New World Order") is a vision of two people walking through an apocalyptic world. opbmusic

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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Night Moves performs on The Current.

Watch Night Moves: Laurel Canyon, By Way Of Minnesota KCMP

October 16, 2012 – The Minneapolis band conjures laid-back Southern California rock. Watch it play "Country Queen." KCMP

Dirty Three plays a Tiny Desk Concert on Sept. 24.

Watch Dirty Three: Tiny Desk Concert

October 15, 2012 – The band unleashes a gorgeous flurry of shambolic rumbling, prolific hairiness and dramatic yelling.

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David Byrne and Annie Clark of St. Vincent

Watch In Practice: David Byrne And St. Vincent

October 15, 2012 – Peek behind the curtain at the final rehearsal for the two musicians' magical live show.

Tori Amos live from (Le) Poisson Rouge.

Watch Tori Amos In Concert

October 10, 2012 – Amos re-imagines her gorgeous and groundbreaking catalog in this exclusive live concert broadcast.

The Helio Sequence performs for opbmusic.org.

Watch The Helio Sequence: A Song For 'October' opbmusic

October 9, 2012 – Watch the duo perform "October," the lead single from its first album in almost five years. opbmusic

Los Lobos performs on KCRW.

Watch KCRW Presents: Los Lobos KCRW

October 6, 2012 – Watch a 20th-anniversary performance of "Kiko and the Lavender Moon," performed live in the studio. KCRW

Sallie Ford performs for opbmusic.org.

Watch Sallie Ford: New Songs From An Old Soul opbmusic

September 29, 2012 – Watch the blues-rock singer perform two as-yet-unreleased songs, "Addicted" and "Party Kids." opbmusic

Micachu and the Shapes perform for a Field Recordings video in Rock Creek Park, Washington, D.C.

Watch Micachu & The Shapes: Weeds In The Forest

September 19, 2012 – The Londoners complement the majesty of their surroundings with plainspoken charm and ragged beauty.

Menomena perform at OPBmusic.

Watch Menomena: Keeping Portland Weird opbmusic

September 18, 2012 – The Oregon rock band showcases meaty baritone sax, bassline spines and rhythms that turn on a dime. opbmusic

Amanda Palmer and The Grand Theft Orchestra during Tiny Desk at NPR. (Kainaz Amaria/NPR)

Watch Amanda Palmer And The Grand Theft Orchestra: Tiny Desk Concert

September 17, 2012 – These songs' fervor is the product of a singer armed with intensity and musicians who can match it.

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Aleksa Palladino of Exitmusic

Watch Exitmusic: A Dark, Brooding Love Song WFUV

September 15, 2012 – Watch Exitmusic perform a version of "The City" that's beautifully beguiling and darkly unsettling. WFUV

Cloud Cult performs outside during the Sasquatch Music Festival in Washington state.

Watch Cloud Cult: A Moment Of Serenity KEXP

September 12, 2012 – Watch a beautiful rendition of "That Man Jumped Out the Window," performed above a gorge. KEXP

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