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Shelby Lynne, 'She Knows' (Live)

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Watch the unpeggable songwriter perform a B-side from her classic album, I Am Shelby Lynne, live on KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic.

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Sylvan Esso, 'Wolf'

Watch Sylvan Esso perform "Wolf" with members of Megafaun, Lambchop, Field Report and more.

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Saintseneca

Dark Arc is a pastiche of gentle lyrical moments and punk anthems, often within the same tune. In the NPR offices, the Ohio band performs three alternately brooding and stomping songs from the album.

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Courtney Barnett, 'Avant Gardener' (Live)

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Everyone's favorite asthma-ridden Australian performed a special show for KEXP fans in Seattle. Watch Barnett perform her hit song, "Avant Gardener," live at The Triple Door.

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Allah-Las, 'No Werewolf'

At first glance, there's not much to the new video for the song "No Werewolf," from the Los Angeles garage rock band Allah-Las. But the longer you watch, the more mesmerizing it becomes.

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Jenny Lewis, Live In Concert

From spiky rock to country and folk-tinged pop, Jenny Lewis remains one of the smartest songwriters in the business. She performed at the 2014 Newport Folk Festival on Friday, July 25.

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Highasakite

This atmospheric Norwegian band draws the listener in with mysterious lyrics and a yearning sound. Also: See a flugabone!

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Rodrigo Amarante, 'Mana' (Live)

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Amarante is well known in his home country of Brazil as part of Los Hermanos and, here in the states, he made a name for himself as a member of LA group Little Joy. Watch him perform "Mana" at KCRW.

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New Mix: The Rentals, Perfume Genius, The Bots, Zammuto

On this week's All Songs Considered, a premiere from the The Rentals and new music from Perfume Genius, The Bots, Zammuto and more!

New Mix: The Rentals, Perfume Genius, The Bots, Zammuto

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Hamilton Leithauser

The Walkmen went on hiatus at the end of 2013. In this three-song set, singer Hamilton Leithauser demonstrates that he's lost none of his power, even as he's matured and loosened as a performer.

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Mark Lanegan, 'I Am The Wolf' (Live)

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No matter what style or genre he's pursuing, Lanegan possesses a voice that's deep, dusky and unmistakable. Watch him perform "I Am the Wolf" live from KEXP's studios in Seattle.

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Anderson knows where American guitar music has been and where it is now. But mostly, she just wants to kick up some dirt, here with a Rev. Gary Davis deconstruction and a Stratocaster hoedown.

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Tiny Ruins, 'Me At The Museum, You In The Wintergardens'

Fantasize your ideal love. With that in mind, write the most gentle, serene love song. That's what Hollie Fullbrook, the singer behind Tiny Ruins, does in "Me At The Museum, You In The Wintergardens."