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Soundcheck

The Lone Bellow, Live In The Greene Space

Friday, March 27, 2015

Watch the video webcast of the Brooklyn-based folk band's performance from WNYC's Greene Space.

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Kristin Andreassen On Mountain Stage

Thursday, March 26, 2015

The multi-talented musician performs her solo material on stage in West Virginia.

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Laura Marling: South X Lullaby

Saturday, March 21, 2015

The All Songs Considered team is ending its days at SXSW with an acoustic performance by a different musical guest each night. Watch Marling perform "Walk Alone" after most of Austin had gone to bed.

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Brandi Carlile On World Cafe

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Hear the folk-rock singer perform songs from her new album, Firewatcher's Daughter.

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Luluc: South X Lullaby

Thursday, March 19, 2015

After midnight at SXSW, the quiet folk duo Luluc sings "Star," a disquieting prayer that questions the light in the dark.

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Punch Brothers: Tiny Desk Concert

Monday, March 16, 2015

Before the wide-ranging band plays its four-song set, the audience sings "Happy Birthday" to mandolinist Chris Thile.

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First Listen: Laura Marling, 'Short Movie'

Sunday, March 15, 2015

The singer's new album shakes up her rumbling acoustic arrangements with an influx of electric sounds, in the process giving her a greater arsenal with which to brood, search, seethe and menace.

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What Glen Hansard Learned From His Friend Jason Molina

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Molina impressed Hansard in two ways: His songs were great, and he answered fan mail. Hansard discusses meeting the late songwriter and making a new tribute EP in his memory.

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Pharis & Jason Romero, 'Ballad Of Old Bill'

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Vintage instruments and sublime harmonies help the Canadian duo weave the tale of a local legend.

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KUTX Presents: Dana Falconberry

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

"All I really care about these days is playing music in beautiful places," the Austin singer says. Watch Falconberry perform live in a large tent at the Wild Basin Wilderness Preserve.

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Steve Earle And The Dukes On World Cafe

Monday, March 09, 2015

The folk-country singer plays songs from his new blues album and discusses his personal struggles.

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First Listen: Houndmouth, 'Little Neon Limelight'

Sunday, March 08, 2015

For its second album, the Indiana roots-rock band expands on its youthful devotion to shaggy, swinging, big-screen storytelling.

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First Listen: 'Seth Avett & Jessica Lea Mayfield Sing Elliott Smith'

Sunday, March 08, 2015

Each of Smith's records contains an abundance of small, perfectly formed gems. There are too many to pick from, but just about any would shine anew under this type of respectful reinterpretation.

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Joan Shelley On World Cafe

Thursday, March 05, 2015

Hear the Louisville folk-pop singer perform songs from 2014's beautifully languid Electric Ursa.

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PHOX On World Cafe

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

The charming Wisconsin indie-folk band performs a short set live on stage in Philadelphia.

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Feet On The Coast, Mind On The Prairie: Tom Brosseau's Rootless Sound

Saturday, February 28, 2015

A Californian by way of North Dakota, with a voice that belies his gender, the singer-songwriter takes pride in being hard to pin down.

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Jenny Lewis On World Cafe

Friday, February 27, 2015

Hear the folk singer's acoustic version of the title track of her latest album, The Voyager.

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On Being

Joe Henry — The Mystery and Adventure of Life and Songwriting

Thursday, February 26, 2015

In life as in song, Joe Henry says "we're really called not to dispel mystery but to abide it, to engage it." He brings an inward wisdom to the art and craft of making music.

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On Being

[Unedited] Joe Henry with Krista Tippett

Thursday, February 26, 2015

In life as in song, Joe Henry says "we're really called not to dispel mystery but to abide it, to engage it." He brings an inward wisdom to the art and craft of making music.

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Soundcheck

Guster, Live In The Greene Space

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

The band Guster is back with a denser, dancier version of their iconic 90s sound.

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