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Agnes Obel, 'Familiar' (Live)

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The Danish singer performs a song from her gorgeously intimate new record, Citizen Of Glass.

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NPR Music's Top 10 Studio Sessions Of 2016

Public radio stations across the country captured hundreds of joyful, intimate sessions this year. Watch a few of our favorites.

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Mondo Cozmo, 'Shine' (Live)

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Joshua Ostrander's new project performs the standout pop-rock single live for KCRW.

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Trentemøller, 'One Eye Open' (Live)

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Watch the Danish producer perform the track from his latest album, Fixion, with singer Marie Fisker.

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KT Tunstall On World Cafe

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Hear the best-selling Scottish singer-songwriter perform an intimate session in Philadelphia.

KT Tunstall On World Cafe

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Latin Roots: The Chamanas

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The band, from the border-adjacent cities of El Paso and Juarez, straddles borders in its music, too.

Latin Roots: The Chamanas

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