Studio Sessions Musicians perform and discuss their work in the studios of NPR and NPR Music station partners. Live music sessions, interviews, and the best new songs in rock, pop, folk, classical, jazz, blues, urban, and world music. Watch video sessions.

Studio Sessions

Sylvan Esso performs for Morning Becomes Eclectic on KCRW. Larry Hirshowitz/KCRW hide caption

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Sylvan Esso, 'H.S.K.T.' (Live)


Amelia Meath's silky voice and Nick Sanborn's electropop beats hit a sweet spot in the KCRW studio.

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Jake Shimabukuro On Song Travels

The ukulele player joins host Michael Feinstein for a duet of Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah."

Jake Shimabukuro In The Studio

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The Suffers, 'Gwan' (Live)


Watch the 10-piece "Gulf Coast soul" band explode with energy behind singer Kam Franklin.

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Ibeyi, 'Ghosts' (Live)


Watch twin sisters Lisa-Kaindé and Naomi Diaz's enchanting, vivacious performance of "Ghosts."

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Matthew E. White, 'Circle 'Round The Sun' (Live)

WFUV On-Air: Music Discovery Starts Here

In "Circle 'Round The Sun," the innovative musician turns a love song into a moving gospel elegy. Watch White perform it live in WFUV's studios.