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  • From Jack White, A Fierce New Record Raised In Captivity

    Whether he's producing, leading a band or on his own, White continues to evolve with each project. His first solo album was the sound of heartbreak, but the new Lazaretto feels more like isolation.

  • Dave And Phil Alvin On World Cafe

    After a 30-year hiatus from musical collaboration, the brothers and former Blasters have overcome personal differences to record a tribute to Big Bill Broonzy. Here, they perform three songs.

  • KEXP Presents: Young Fathers

    KEXP hosts hundreds of in-studio sessions a year, but it's rare when the station's entire staff is blown away. Watch the soulful Scottish trio Young Fathers perform "Get Up."

  • Carl Weingarten's Musical Roadtrip

    Evocations Windham Hill, Miles Davis and Ry Cooder in a Pastoral Americana Journey

  • Pop Culture Happy Hour: Seeing Books Everywhere And Moments Of Grief

    On this week's show, we take a tour of Book Expo, the publishing industry's massive trade show. Then we take a listener suggestion and discuss how culture helps us manage and survive times of grief.

  • Well, All Right, Starchild, The Mothership Is Back

    The Smithsonian is bringing back the funk. Parliament-Funkadelic's iconic stage prop, which would descend to the stage in a blaze of flashing lights, will anchor a new exhibit.

  • WAMU's Bandwidth Presents: Frankie Cosmos

    Lo-fi songwriter Greta Kline and her band stop by Bandwidth's Wilderness Bureau studio in Washington, D.C., to perform in a pile of balloons. Watch Frankie Cosmos perform "On the Lips."

  • Do Female-Named Hurricanes Need To Lean In?

    A new study shows storms with female names aren't taken as seriously as storms with male names. You know what that means: time to give advice to lady hurricanes about being better hurricanes.

  • KEXP Presents: tUnE-yArDs

    Merrill Garbus brings her five-piece band into KEXP's Seattle studio to play songs from her new album, Nikki Nack. Watch tUnE-yArDs perform "Real Thing."

  • WFUV Presents: Sharon Van Etten

    Van Etten recently played a secret show for fans of New York public radio station WFUV at a tiny Lower East Side club called Rockwood Music Hall. Watch her perform "Taking Chances" from Are We There.