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Jamie Lidell, 'Building A Beginning' (Live)

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The English singer performs the title track from his latest album, a meditation on love and family, 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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How To Dress Well, 'Can't You Tell' (Live)

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R&B singer Tom Krell, better known as How To Dress Well, performs a song from his new album, Care, live for KCRW.

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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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Shovels & Rope On World Cafe

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The Charleston, S.C., duo gets back to writing great songs on its new album, Little Seeds. Hear a conversation and performance.

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Norah Jones, 'Flipside' (Live)

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The song is from the jazz and pop singer-songwriter's new album, Day Breaks. Here, Jones and her band play it live at KCRW.

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Glass Animals, 'Life Itself' (Live)

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The song is a highlight of the U.K. rock band's new album, How To Be A Human Being. Here, the band performs it live for KCRW.

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Blind Pilot, 'Packed Powder' (Live)

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The Portland, Ore., folk-rock band performs an anthem from its new album, And Then Like Lions, live for KCRW.

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Joseph On World Cafe

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Hear the three Closner sisters' gorgeous, powerful harmonies, recorded live in Philadelphia.

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Allen Stone, 'Naturally' (Live)

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The self-described hippie and soul singer from Washington performs a brand-new song for KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic.

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Ages And Ages, 'Something To Ruin' (Live)

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Known for handclaps and group harmonies, the band takes on a darker tone in "Something To Ruin," which it recently performed live at the historic venue The Old Church for opbmusic.