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Lettuce On World Cafe

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Hear songs from the Brooklyn band, which incorporates hip-hop into its energetic funk sound.

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Sergio Salvatore On Piano Jazz

The composer and pianist was only 14 when he was a guest on the program back in 1996.

Sergio Salvatore In The Studio

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Shemekia Copeland On World Cafe

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The blues star performs live versions of songs from her latest album, Outskirts Of Love.

Shemekia Copeland On World Cafe

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Watch: Dr. Dog, Live At World Cafe

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Watch the adventurous Philadelphia rock band premiere its new album, Psychedelic Swamp, in a live webcast on Thursday, Jan. 21 at 4:15 p.m. ET.

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DIIV, 'Yr Not Far/Dopamine' (Live)

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Watch the Brooklyn guitar band segue from "Yr Not Far" into "Dopamine," a frank song about addiction.

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JR JR, 'Gone' (Live)

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Watch the band once known as Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. whistle through "Gone" at L.A.'s Sonos Studio.

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Art Hodes On Piano Jazz

The pianist, an adherent to early jazz styles, was known for his work in New York City in the '30s and '40s. His career continued in his native Chicago, and he appeared on Piano Jazz in 1984.

Art Hodes In The Studio

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Beirut, 'No No No' (Live)

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Watch Zach Condon and company perform the title song from one of KCRW's favorite albums of 2015, No No No.