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Mar 3, 2014 — For 30 days starting March 3, download or stream 100 handpicked songs by artists worth discovering at this year's music festival.
Mar 2, 2014 — Awake is like a soundtrack to a sunbaked road trip, capturing the inexplicable nostalgia one feels while imagining a new life in a new town.
Mar 2, 2014 — A well-known Israeli singer, formerly with a folkish rock band called Asaf Avidan & The Mojos, Avidan has a new record and no U.S. record label to put it out. But he's on a solo tour that's stunning.
Feb 27, 2014 — 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.
Feb 24, 2014 — The four guys in the Louisiana band buck a long streak of bad luck on the road and make it to the NPR Music offices for a memorable performance.
Feb 23, 2014 — The Philadelphia noise-rock band's debut full-length hits like a profoundly thoughtful, beautifully crushing wave of droning distortion.
Feb 23, 2014 — Cluck's songs unfurl in curlicues, not straight lines, as her voice contorts to mystical effect. On Boneset, she frequently channels the deified California songwriter Judee Sill.
Feb 22, 2014 — For about 20 minutes one sunny afternoon, the NPR Music offices were converted into a small Latin American folk club, where Rei and her band treated us to stellar musicianship and genre-bending music.
Feb 18, 2014 — The Welsh singer's set conveys loneliness and doubt with just two guitars and an inviting whisper. These three songs from Mug Museum work well stripped-down — not that there was much excess in the original versions to begin with.
Feb 17, 2014 — Every defiant growl, jaded vocal fry and distorted guitar lick on Annie Clark's fourth album flirts with the avant garde, yet uses an accessible, if inventive, musical vocabulary to do so.