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Odd Future offshoot The Internet performs live at KEXP in Seattle.

Watch The Internet: Odd Future's Smooth Side KEXP

January 29, 2013 – Watch Matt Martians and Syd The Kid perform "Give It Time," live on KEXP's Street Sounds. KEXP

MC Ride of Death Grips.

Watch Death Grips In Concert Soundcheck

October 19, 2012 – Performing mostly in a fitting haze of red, the group creates a visceral experience on stage. Soundcheck

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Reggie Watts gives a Tiny Desk Concert on May 21, 2012 at NPR Headquarters in Washington, D.C.

Watch Reggie Watts: Tiny Desk Concert

June 25, 2012 – The comedian and musician performs spontaneous improvisations full of killer grooves and humor.

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Sugar Tongue Slim brought a live band along with samples by Gotye and Kavinsky to his set at The Parish in Austin, Texas.

Watch Sugar Tongue Slim, Live In Concert: SXSW 2012

March 15, 2012 – The versatile, playful rapper mixed samples with a live-band bounce that quickly won over the crowd.

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Shabazz Palaces performing at KEXP.

Watch Shabazz Palaces: Bop Hard KEXP

February 14, 2012 – Seattle's otherworldly hip-hop group brings their hypnotic, battering low end beats to KEXP. KEXP

THEESatisfaction performing at KEXP.

Watch THEESatisfaction: A Rare Combination KEXP

February 7, 2012 – The Seattle hip-hop duo embody the rare combination of thoughtful and fun to KEXP's Street Sounds. KEXP

Ana Tijoux performs a Tiny Desk Concert at the NPR Music offices.

Watch Ana Tijoux: Tiny Desk Concert

August 30, 2010 – With these intimate songs, the French-born Chilean rapper proves that hip-hop has no boundaries.

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Watch K'naan: Tiny Desk Concert

November 9, 2009 – The rapper's set exuded shimmery grace while incorporating the sounds of soul, pop and reggae.

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Watch Sam And Ruby Meld Hearts With Music

August 13, 2009 – Sam & Ruby recently visited NPR for a live performance chat, tied to the release of their new album.

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Watch Remixing YouTube, One Video At A Time

March 16, 2009 – Israeli musician and producer Kutiman blends the sights and sounds of YouTube into unique videos.

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Watch Homework: Odd Musical Instruments

September 28, 2008 – Listeners share their oddest musical instruments.

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Watch American Rapper Eli Sweet Reflects On China

August 5, 2008 – The energetic Atlanta native says China provides "an endless stream of adventure."

Watch Lizz Wright Returns with 'The Orchard'

February 26, 2008 – The jazzy, soulful singer-songwriter talks about her new album, and her future in jazz and beyond.

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