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Lake Street Dive

The band's comfortably styled songs sometimes tilt toward soul and often rock danceably on a new collection of songs called Side Pony. Watch Lake Street Dive perform live at the NPR Music offices.

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HÆLOS, 'Dust' (Live)


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

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Brushy One String

Subtlety and nuance are more easily found in minimalism than excess. Brushy One String's sound is made by one big fat E-string and a rich, powerful voice.

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First Listen Live: Esperanza Spalding, 'Emily's D+Evolution'


Fulfilling a proggy, funky and theatrical direction for a power trio, the bassist and vocalist presents the music of her new album live in concert.

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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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Bands don't typically get to play the Tiny Desk more than once, but Wilco is a natural exception. Watch the group perform "The Joke Explained" and three songs from its late-'90s catalog.

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First Watch: Car Seat Headrest, 'Vincent'

All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen calls Car Seat Headrest's Teens of Denial an early front-runner to be his favorite album of 2016. Hear an epic song from the album.

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Eartheater's 'Homonyms' Is A Waking Dream

Alexandra Drewchin's psychedelic music is at once familiar and mutated. In this lush video, she plays a tie-dyed creation and creator who leads a group of androgynous dancers.

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Singing For Life In A Crypt In Harlem

Opera singer Lawrence Brownlee joins jazz pianist Jason Moran in a landmark church to tell a troubling new story with an old spiritual.

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Ben Folds

Performing solo in the NPR Music offices, the singer, songwriter and pianist performs three songs from his new album and two old favorites: "Emaline" and "One Angry Dwarf And 200 Solemn Faces."

OK Go Drops New Zero-Gravity Video

OK Go is masterful at coming up with creative, complex music videos. They filmed their newest video in zero gravity. Rachel Martin talks with the band's Damian Kulash and his sister, Trish Sie.

OK Go Drops New Zero-Gravity Video

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