Multi-instrumentalist Martin Dosh has been playing around the Twin Cities for years. He recently stopped by The Current's studio with an assortment of tools to craft a live version of "Golden Silver."
August 30, 2012
Beachwood Sparks performs live on KCRW's
Morning Becomes Eclectic.
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The L.A. rock band brings its retro alt-country sound to the KCRW studio for a performance on August 29, 2012 Morning Becomes Eclectic. Watch the group perform the title cut from its new album, Tarnished Gold.
Renaud Garcia Fons performs a Tiny Desk Concert at the NPR Music offices.
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The renowned double bassist from France demonstrates his love of classical, jazz and flamenco while performing solo behind the Tiny Desk. Watch Garcia-Fons thump, strum and loop his way through three mesmerizing songs.
August 27, 2012
Doug Paisley gets personal at Pendarvis Farm during Pickathon Music Festival in Oregon.
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Taking a break from performing at Oregon's Pickathon Music Festival, the folk-rock guitarist fingerpicks a gorgeous tune about living and loving in exile. Watch Paisley perform "Two Like Us."
August 25, 2012
Watch the English band perform in KCRW's studios. Singer Joe Newman's relaxed delivery provides a nice complement to the band's tight instrumentation. Here, watch the alt-J perform "Breezeblocks."
August 23, 2012
The Avett Brothers Field Recordings video shoot
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Situated on a tour bus in a parking lot in Camden, N.J., Seth and Scott Avett perform their new single: "Live and Die," a song which lends itself to the pair's acoustic-guitar-and-banjo interplay.
August 22, 2012
Rebecca Gates performs live at Oregon Public Broadcasting.
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The former leader of the '90s indie-rock band The Spinanes recently released her first album in 11 years. Watch Gates perform a new song from the record, "&&&," live at the opbmusic studios.
August 21, 2012
Rufus Wainwright performs a Tiny Desk Concert, at the NPR Music offices on July 24, 2012.
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Somehow, we managed to fit a glossy black Yamaha upright piano behind the Tiny Desk. Then we tuned it and waited for some glorious moments. By the time Wainwright reached the middle of his final song, "Montauk," there were few dry eyes among the NPR employees and guests.
August 20, 2012
Whether conjuring an old-time string band with their instruments, or punk ethos with their appearance, this trio can keep an audience on its toes. Watch them perform in Folk Alley's studios.
August 18, 2012
The Baltimore-based duo gave a blistering live performance from the nation's capital.
August 17, 2012
The band gave a strange, beautiful and entirely memorable performance from the nation's capital.
August 17, 2012
Watch Hot Chip, sans producer Joe Goddard (he flew in late because he's a new dad), perform "Night and Day," in The Current studios, the day before the band embarked on its North American tour.
August 16, 2012
Dhani Harrison formed thenewno2 in the period that followed the passing of his father, George. Joining KCRW for a special session, he gives a flawless, uplifting performance of "Staring Out To Sea August 15, 2012 ."
The Zombies perform a Tiny Desk Concert.
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Predicting music that will survive the ages just isn't possible. In a stripped-down performance at the NPR Music office, founding members Rod Argent and Colin Blunstone still have the chemistry that began 51 years ago, playing classics like "She's Not There."
August 12, 2012
Now that Andsnes has a new daughter, he says he hears music a bit differently — with more freedom and an ear for "childlike beauty." Hear the pianist talk about fatherhood and play Granados and Grieg.
August 9, 2012