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Stream Sheer Mag's Performance For World Cafe

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Tina Halladay and co. play like they're rock stars headlining the EnormoDome, but they come from a busted-up building called the Nut House.

Sheer Mag On World Cafe

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ALA.NI On World Cafe

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Stream an intimate live performance by the British singer-songwriter.

ALA.NI On World Cafe

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Feist On Drawing 'Pleasure' Out Of Pain

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The Canadian indie-pop singer-songwriter and guitarist set out to make her latest record alone, but says she ended up experiencing a whole lot of togetherness.

Feist On World Cafe

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Watch Broken Social Scene Perform 'Stay Happy' Live In The Studio

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The Canadian collective dropped by KCRW to perform a new song from Hug Of Thunder, its first album in seven years.

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Real Estate On World Cafe

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Listen to the band's four-song set during a recent visit to Philadelphia.

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At 19, Bailey Bryan Is Ready To 'Own It'

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The country-pop singer's debut single, "Own It," is all about embracing fluidity; her influences range from Taylor Swift to Chance the Rapper. We caught up with her at this year's CMA Fest.

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Watch Kevin Morby Perform 'Crybaby' Live In The Studio

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Watch the former Woods bassist and current frontman of The Babies perform a song off his new solo album, City Music, in a live studio session for KCRW.

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Watch The Secret Sisters Play 'Mississippi' Live For Folk Alley

The Rogers sisters say this murder ballad both offers perspective on a character they introduced in an earlier song and reflects their own career challenges.

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Watch Nikki Lane Perform 'Jackpot' Live In The Studio

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In this session for KCRW, the Nashville country singer shows off her newfound confidence as a songwriter with a track from her latest album, Highway Queen.