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Replay: Smoosh Lights Up 'Dark Shine'

The teen pop trio Smoosh play "Dark Shine," another cut from their Bryant Park Project cubicle concert.

Replay: Smoosh Lights Up 'Dark Shine'

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SXSW Video: Jaymay

Jaymay has been called a folk artist and she cites Bob Dylan among her influences. But her music is more layered and unpredictable than traditional folk singers. Jaymay was in Austin, TX for this year's South by Southwest music festival and took time out of her schedule to meet with All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen at the French Legation Museum, for an exclusive outdoor performance.

SXSW Video: Lightspeed Champion

It was a spectacularly beautiful day in Austin, TX when Lightspeed Champion's Dev Hynes and violinist Mike Siddell met with All Songs Considered's Bob Boilen for this exclusive outdoor performance. Hynes and Siddell offered up an intimate little set as they ran through four songs, opening with "Tell Me What It's Worth," followed by "Everyone I Know is Listening to Crunk," "Galaxy of the Lost" and an inspired cover of Olivia Newton John's "Xanadu."

Decemberists' Meloy Plays Live at 'BPP'

Vocalist Colin Meloy just released Colin Meloy Sings Live!, an album of live tracks from solo performances. The songs include stripped-down Decemberists songs and other covers played at some of the best venues across the country.

Decemberists' Meloy Plays Live at 'BPP'

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'Dancing,' 'Singing,' 'Stealing' with Jason Mraz

Singer-songwriter Jason Mraz performs in the BPP studios and discusses his forthcoming album, We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Things, which comes out May 13.

'Dancing,' 'Singing,' 'Stealing' with Jason Mraz

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Rogue Wave Rocks at 'Heaven's Gate'

Rogue Wave earned acclaim for its latest album, Asleep at Heaven's Gate. This summer the musicians open for Jack Johnson and Death Cab for Cutie, tonight they're on Letterman and now they're live in the BPP studio.

Rogue Wave Rocks at 'Heaven's Gate'

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Legendary Robyn Hitchcock Plays for the 'BPP'

The English singer-songwriter Robyn Hitchcock plays two songs off albums he's re-releasing — on vinyl, no less — from his out-of-print catalog.

Legendary Robyn Hitchcock Plays for the 'BPP'

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Scorsese Captures the Stones, in Shadow and 'Light'

Fresh Air

Fresh Air's film critic says the new Rolling Stones concert film doesn't quite penetrate the band's m--teries — but that the director is a master of style, and the band is tighter than ever.

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Tokyo Police Club Goes Acoustic for SXSW

The Current

Tokyo Police Club's party-starting mod-punk show up minus its heavy rhythms, in an acoustic version of "Tesselate." David Monks sits solo on The Current's stage, on the corner of 7th and Red River in Austin, for the SXSW festival.

The Heavy Gets Dirty and Funky

The Current

Traveling from Noid, a small town in England, The Heavy creates a one-of-a-kind retro-soul sound that's heavy, dirty, and funky. Performing at the corner of 7th and Red River in Austin, Tex., the band plays "That Kind of Man" for a crowd at the South by Southwest Music Festival.

Carbon/Silicon Spreads 'The News' at SXSW

The Current

Carbon/Silicon is a collaboration between The Clash's Mick Jones and Tony James of the Billy Idol-fronted Generation X, but its sound veers more toward danceable rock. See and hear the band play "The News" at the corner of 7th and Red River in Austin, Tex., for SXSW.