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We Are Augustines perform for a Field Recording video

Watch We Are Augustines: Somewhere Over The Mountain KEXP

September 5, 2012 – The Brooklyn trio performs a stripped-down cover of Crooked Fingers' "New Drink for the Old Drunk." KEXP

KEXP Presents: Shovels & Rope

Watch Shovels And Rope: The Spotlight Awaits KEXP

September 4, 2012 – KEXP host John Richards made a chance discovery of this duo, and has fallen in love, hard. KEXP

Hucky performs in The Current's studios.

Watch Husky: Music For The Heart And Head KCMP

September 1, 2012 – Watch a captivating performance of "History's Door," live from The Current's Twin Cities studios. KCMP

Beachwood Sparks performs live on KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic.

Watch KCRW Presents: Beachwood Sparks KCRW

August 29, 2012 – Watch the sweetly retro L.A. alt-country band perform "Tarnished Gold" on Morning Becomes Eclectic. KCRW

The Avett Brothers Field Recordings video shoot

Watch The Avett Brothers: Hot Tea And Honey WXPN

August 22, 2012 – Situated on a tour bus in a New Jersey parking lot, Seth and Scott Avett perform "Live and Die." WXPN

Rebecca Gates performs live at Oregon Public Broadcasting.

Watch Rebecca Gates: The Spinanes' Star Floats On opbmusic

August 21, 2012 – The singer performs a song from her first album in 11 years at opbmusic's studios in Portand, Ore. opbmusic

Rufus Wainwright performs a Tiny Desk Concert, at the NPR Music offices on July 24, 2012.

Watch Rufus Wainwright: Tiny Desk Concert

August 20, 2012 – By the middle of Wainwright's final song, "Montauk," few dry eyes remained in the NPR offices.


Wye Oak, performing live at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C.

Watch Wye Oak In Concert

August 17, 2012 – The Baltimore-based duo gave a blistering live performance from the nation's capital.


Dirty Projectors, performing live at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C.

Watch Dirty Projectors In Concert

August 17, 2012 – The band gave a strange, beautiful and entirely memorable performance from the nation's capital.


KCRW Presents: thenewno2

Watch KCRW Presents: thenewno2 KCRW

August 15, 2012 – Watch Dhani Harrison's flawless performance for KCRW from Apogee's Berkeley Street Studio. KCRW

The Zombies perform a Tiny Desk Concert.

Watch The Zombies: Tiny Desk Concert

August 12, 2012 – Two surviving members of the band still have the same chemistry here in a stripped-down performance.


Delta Rae performs live on KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic.

Watch KCRW Presents: Delta Rae KCRW

August 8, 2012 – The sextet creates a cacophony of bluesy, gospel-tinged pop music, complete with stomping feet. KCRW

Now, Now performs for a Field Recording video at Graffiti Park in Austin, Texas, during SXSW in 2012

Watch Now, Now At Graffiti Park

August 8, 2012 – The trio rocks a version of "But I Do" against the graffiti murals of Austin's Baylor Street.

Gaslight Anthem

Watch The Gaslight Anthem: A Jersey Rocker Gets Personal KCMP

August 2, 2012 – Frontman Brian Fallon plays a stripped-down version of "45" with surprising tenderness. KCMP

Liars perform on The Current.

Watch Liars: Laying Down An Ominous Groove KCMP

July 31, 2012 – Watch the description-defying trio perform "No. 1 Against the Rush" in The Current's studios. KCMP

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