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First Watch: Delicate Steve's "Butterfly"

In the new video for Delicate Steve's "Butterfly," spectacular visions swarm a New Jersey farm while his lush, stringy instrumental fills a sunny day.

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Video: Apex Manor's 'My My Mind'

Apex Manor's Ross Flournoy dons a bloodied hospital gown and cruises down a barren road in a wheelchair with his nurse for the band's new video.

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First Watch: Jonsi Live

All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen shares a video clip from our live concert webcast of Jonsi last fall. Bob says it's one of the few concert videos he's seen that was actually better than being there. See Jonsi, the frontman for Sigur Ros, and his spectacular, visionary performance.

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Basia Bulat

The sweetly engaging Canadian singer-songwriter sings highlights from her two albums at the NPR Music offices. And, as an added bonus, she trots out a surprise from Poland.

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Iron And Wine

For those who fell in love with Sam Beam's spare solo work, he plays his new full-band material as a solo performer here. Watch Beam show a fresh side of his new songs at the NPR Music offices, and top them off with his devastating 2004 gem "Naked As We Came."

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Ballake Sissoko And Vincent Segal

Most bands that perform a Tiny Desk Concert need to adjust their sound to accommodate the setting's limitations. Malian kora player Ballake Sissoko and French cellist Vincent Segal are an exception.

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First Watch: PJ Harvey's New Video

Watch a video premiere from one of rock music's most consistently fascinating characters, PJ Harvey. "The Words That Maketh Murder" is from Harvey's forthcoming eighth album, Let England Shake, out Feb. 15.

Milton Babbitt: Portrait Of A Serial Composer

Watch the premiere of Robert Hilferty and Laura Karpman's film about the pioneering composer.

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David Wax Museum

Following a frenetic and enjoyable set at the Newport Folk Festival, David Wax Museum brings its infectious blend of American and Mexican folk music to the NPR Music offices. Watch the band perform with a Mexican jarocha guitar and percussive donkey jawbone.

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Gyptian, who'd already conquered radio from Kingston to French Guyana and London with his song "Hold You," won hearts at NPR Music's Washington, D.C., office within moments of walking in the door.