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Black Prairie performs a Tiny Desk Concert on Nov. 9, 2012.

Watch Black Prairie: Tiny Desk Concert

January 14, 2013 – With members of The Decemberists, the band lends a snappy, lilting quality to songs of alienation.

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Rose Cousins on Folk Alley.

Watch Rose Cousins: One Of Folk's Finest From 2012 FolkAlley

January 12, 2013 – Watch the Nova Scotian singer-songwriter perform "What I See," recorded live at Folk Alley. FolkAlley

Anais Mitchell performs a Tiny Desk Concert on Oct. 23, 2012.

Watch Anaïs Mitchell: Tiny Desk Concert

December 6, 2012 – The singer-songwriter performs three of Young Man in America's most bracingly beautiful songs.

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The Stray Birds perform for Folk Alley.

Watch The Stray Birds: Young, Weary And Resolute FolkAlley

November 24, 2012 – Watch one of folk's best new bands perform their hit single, "Dream in Blue," for Folk Alley. FolkAlley

Patrick Watson performs live in concert at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C.

Watch Patrick Watson In Concert

November 16, 2012 – The gifted singer and pianist plays an emotional live set at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C.

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Girlyman performs on Folk Alley.

Watch Girlyman: This Song's Status Is 'It's Complicated' FolkAlley

November 10, 2012 – The folk band explores the middle ground between loving and leaving in "Empire of Our State." FolkAlley

Tift Merritt performed on WFUV.

Watch Tift Merritt: Reflecting On Little Luxuries WFUV

November 3, 2012 – Watch the veteran singer-songwriter perform "To Myself" at WFUV's studios in New York City. WFUV

Milo Greene in the studio at KCRW.

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October 10, 2012 – Watch the rising L.A. folk-rock quintet perform a harmony-rich rendition of its song "1957." KCRW

Spirit Family Reunion performs at Tiny Desk concert on Sept. 18.

Watch Spirit Family Reunion: Tiny Desk Concert

October 8, 2012 – The group plays fiddle, banjo, guitar and washboard, all gathered around a single microphone.

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Mumford and Sons perform live at WFUV's studios in New York City.

Watch Mumford & Sons: The Power Of 'Babel' WFUV

September 25, 2012 – Watch the London band perform a new song, "Whispers in the Dark," at WFUV's studios in New York. WFUV

Lake Street Dive performs for Folk Alley at the Green River Festival.

Watch Lake Street Dive: A String Band With Soul FolkAlley

September 22, 2012 – Watch the classically trained Boston band blend jazz, folk and pop in dangerously charming fashion. FolkAlley

Rhode Island folk duo Brown Bird perform a studio session for Folk Alley.

Watch Brown Bird: Folk's Tattooed Troubadours FolkAlley

September 8, 2012 – Watch the rustic but regal Rhode Island duo perform "A Temple and a Cradle" in Greenfield, Mass. FolkAlley

Doug Paisley gets personal at Pendarvis Farm during Pickathon Music Festival in Oregon.

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August 25, 2012 – Watch the folk-rock guitarist fingerpick a haunting tune during Oregon's Pickathon Music Festival. opbmusic

The Devil Makes Three share a laugh during a recent Folk Alley studio session.

Watch The Devil Makes Three: Punk Ethos With A Country Twang FolkAlley

August 18, 2012 – Watch the trio perform "All Hail" at Folk Alley: old blues and wry country infused with punk energy. FolkAlley

Beth Orton performs a Tiny Desk Concert at the NPR Music offices.

Watch Beth Orton: Tiny Desk Concert

August 6, 2012 – Known for mixing folk and electronics, Orton unveils three new songs with just an acoustic guitar.

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