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Studio Sessions

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Birds Of Chicago, 'Real Midnight' (Live)

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The folk group performs the title track and "thesis statement" of its new album for Folk Alley.

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Bob Moses, 'Tearing Me Up' (Live)


Watch the U.S. live radio debut of the poppy electronic duo on Morning Becomes Eclectic.

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World Cafe's Guide To The 58th Annual Grammy Awards


Hear in-studio performances from "Best New Artist" contender Courtney Barnett and nine other World Cafe guests who are up for Grammys this Monday.

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The Record Company On World Cafe


The L.A. band lays down songs from its new album, Give It Back To You, live in the studio.