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Wussy, 'My Parade' (Live)


Wussy, which Robert Christgau once called "the best band in America," performs live for KEXP.

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Eliot Sumner, 'Information' (Live)


The British singer performs haunting yet upbeat electro-pop for KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic.

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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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M. Ward, 'Confession' (Live)


The singer-songwriter performs a track from his new solo album for KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic.

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Jamie Woon, 'Sharpness' (Live)


Watch the U.S. live radio debut of the neo-soul singer, who performs "Sharpness" in the studio.

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HÆLOS, 'Dust' (Live)


Watch the moody electro-pop band perform "Dust" live in a Seattle studio.

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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.

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Cage The Elephant, 'Trouble' (Live)


Watch the Kentucky-bred garage-rock band perform "Trouble" live on Morning Becomes Eclectic.