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Ensemble Signal Plays Jonny Greenwood

Watch members of the New York-based group give the world premiere video performances of two recent pieces by Radiohead guitarist and composer Jonny Greenwood.

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Cleveland's Joe Lovano Comes Home

WBGO and Jazz At Lincoln Center

Every December, saxophonist Joe Lovano travels home to Cleveland to throw himself a birthday concert. We hear tales of Lovano family lore, and a get a slice of his musical past and present.

Cleveland's Joe Lovano Comes Home

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The Tim O'Brien Band On Mountain Stage

West Virginia Public Broadcasting

Tim O'Brien has long immersed himself in all facets of roots music, evidenced in this set by a re-working of a forgotten Big Bill Broonzy tune, "Diggin' My Potatoes," written by Memphis Minnie.

The Tim O'Brien Band On Mountain Stage

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Slingshot Scenes: The Best Of Austin, Festival City

KUTX 98.9

From the pinnacle of mainstream pop to the gods of the underground and from hip-hop's illest to Americana's crunchiest, the Austin festival scene has something for everyone.

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After A (Partial) Win In Court, Woodstock 50 May Still Go On

The promoters of a 50th anniversary Woodstock festival can still attempt to put on their event in August, though they face a steep uphill battle for financing and permits.

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Magos Herrera and Brooklyn Rider

Watch what happens when the smoky-voiced jazz singer from Mexico conspires with an adventuresome string quartet for songs steeped in Latin American traditions.

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Watch Performances From Public Radio's NON-COMM 2019

XPN

Hosted by WXPN in Philadelphia, the year's convention includes showcase performances by Rodrigo y Gabriela, The National, Kelsey Lu, Andrew Bird And more

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Matt Nathanson On Mountain Stage

West Virginia Public Broadcasting

Hear Matt Nathanson's three-song acoustic set. Each tune is fortified with tasty, hummable riffs that stick with you.

Matt Nathanson On Mountain Stage

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Ohmme

These classically trained artists fill the NPR Music offices with shrieking, rhythmic noise that redefines what an electric guitar can do.

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Thou

This is probably the quietest you'll ever hear the first metal band to play the Tiny Desk.