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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Chastity Belt, 'Time to Go Home'


Watch the Seattle natives perform the title track from their latest release, Time to Go Home.

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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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Other Lives, 'Easy Way' (Live)


In a studio performance, the Portland-via-Oklahoma band shows off its orchestral rock sound.

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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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Anna & Elizabeth, 'Poor Pilgrim of Sorrow' (Live)

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Watch the duo's pristine combination of great storytelling, beautiful vocals and traditional folk.

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Toro Y Moi, 'Empty Nesters' (Live)


Chaz Bundick and his psych-pop band perform a perfect springtime jam called "Empty Nesters."

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


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.