Cold War Kids' Nathan Willett performs at Apogee's Berkeley Street Studio for a crowd of KCRW supporters. Jeremiah Garcia/KCRW hide caption

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Favorite Sessions

KCRW Presents: Cold War Kids KCRW-FM

Watch the California band perform "Tuxedo" at Apogee's Berkeley Street Studio for KCRW.

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Front Row

Surfer Blood

Watch the Florida rock band perform "Demon Dance," a perfect preview of its second album, Pythons.

Telekinesis performs songs from its new album at SXSW in Austin, Texas. NPR hide caption

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Front Row

Telekinesis: NPR Front Row

Watch Michael Benjamin Lerner's band perform a new song, "Ghosts And Creatures," live at SXSW.

Alt-J lead vocalist Joe Newman gives his unique voice a break during the band's show at NPR Music's SXSW showcase at Stubb's in Austin. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

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SXSW Music Festival

Alt-J, Live In Concert

Watch the Mercury Prize-winning Brits bewitch a packed house at Stubb's in Austin.