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Greylag, 'Arms Unknown' (Live)

The band's moody, autumnal "Arms Unknown" receives a welcome jolt of gritty electric guitar.

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Nathaniel Rateliff, 'Still Trying' (Live)

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"Still Trying" reflects on struggling with alcoholism and losing the battle with one's own will. Rateliff performs the song live at Brighton Music Hall in Boston.

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Meatbodies, 'Mountain' (Live)


The band lifts the riff-heavy "Mountain" from sludgy depths into a woozy, psychedelic headspace.

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Even without its confetti cannon, the band brings a fun mix of brass and brash to the NPR offices.

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Parquet Courts, 'What Color Is Blood' (Live)

Watch the band play "What Color Is Blood" on a stage made of trees at Oregon's Pickathon festival.

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Lisa Mitchell, 'Wah Ha' (Live)


Watch the Australian singer perform the soft, airy folk-pop song "Wah Ha" live in the studio.

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Adventures, 'Heavenly'

Adventures' debut culls from an emo and alt-rock era whose output feels eternal. In the "Heavenly" video, the band plays in a dollhouse while a Claymation character curls up into a sad little ball.

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The producer presides over an all-instrumental, free-form trio with drummer Brian Blade and bassist Jim Wilson. Lanois never says a word, but he sculpts some serious, hypnotic sounds.

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Alvvays, 'Archie, Marry Me' (Live)


The Toronto band channels a throwback pop-rock sound that's eternally appealing. Watch the group perform the witty, wistful "Archie, Marry Me" in the studio.