Live in Concert Live performances from some of today's best bands.

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tUnE-yArDs

See tUnE-yArDs recorded live in concert from the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C.

Sylvan Esso, performing live at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C. on June 13, 2014. Zac Visco for NPR hide caption

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Sylvan Esso

The duo crafts an intoxicating mix of dance grooves and heady electronics. See one of 2014's most captivating new bands, recorded live at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C.

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Spoon

See the band premiere "Rent I Pay," the lead-off cut to Spoon's first new album in four years, They Want My Soul. The group performed the song live at New York City's Le Poisson Rouge on Jun. 9.

Hamilton Leithauser performs live at Joe's Pub in New York City. Ebru Yildiz/for NPR hide caption

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Hamilton Leithauser, Live In Concert

Hear the Walkmen singer in a stirring, soulful concert, recorded live at Joe's Pub in New York City on April 16. Leithauser's solo debut is titled Black Hours.

Hamilton Leithauser, Live In Concert

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Samuel Herring of Future Islands performs live at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C. Zac Visco for NPR hide caption

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Future Islands

Watch one of the year's most exciting bands in a full concert, filmed live online from the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C.

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Eagulls

Not to be confused with Glenn Frey or Don Henley's middle-of-the-road soft rock, British post-punk act Eagulls did anything but take it easy at our SXSW showcase. Watch the entire concert here.

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First Listen Live: Real Estate, 'Atlas'

Real Estate's shimmering pop-rock seems to echo out of the past with melancholy beauty. Watch the band perform its third album, Atlas, in its entirety at New York's SubCulture.

ScHoolboy Q onstage at Le Poisson Rouge in New York City on Sunday, February 23rd. Polina Yamshchikov for NPR hide caption

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ScHoolboy Q

Watch the Los Angeles rapper perform a loose-limbed, spontaneous and unpretentious set, including a singalong for surprise guest Ab-Soul at New York's Le Poisson Rouge on Feb. 23.

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Cut Copy, Live In Concert

KCRW

The beloved Australian electro-pop band performed to a packed house at Le Poisson Rouge to celebrate NPR Music's new electronic dance music show Metropolis. Watch the entire 10-song set.

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Sound Opinions Presents Savages, Live In Concert

Watch the post-punk band's live concert at Chicago's Lincoln Hall in its entirety, presented by Sound Opinions.

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Bill Callahan, Live In Concert

Bill Callahan's performance, at a historic synagogue in Washington, D.C., unfolded on a cool autumn night.

Bill Callahan, Live In Concert

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Marijuana Deathsquads, Live In Concert

See the Minneapolis-based noise-rock band's unforgettable set from the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C.

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Tourist., Live In Concert

The London-based producer is known for creating emotive, slightly swampy remixes, and was recently signed to Disclosure's new label. Here, Tourist. performs live at Mountain Oasis 2013.

Tourist., Live In Concert

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Disclosure, Live In Concert

It's been a pretty big year for Brit producers (and brothers) Guy and Howard Lawrence. The electronic duo, better known as Disclosure, released their debut album, to great fanfare.

Disclosure, Live In Concert

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Gary Numan, Live In Concert

Gary Numan is considered a pioneer of synth-based electronic music who has often featured a heavy rock influence. For this special set, Numan performed a number of classic hits, as well as new tracks.

Gary Numan, Live In Concert

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