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Peter Bjorn and John kick off the Stockholm leg of the World Cafe Sense of Place series with a live set of energetic material.

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Despite the title of their new album, Untethered Moon, these veteran rockers have never seemed more grounded. Watch them play "So" in the KEXP studio.

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Covering the elusive Nick Drake is rarely successful, but Lizz Wright's smooth, trumpet-accented version of "River Man" has the right kind of self-possession.

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From the Attic of My Mind is a batch of reissues drawn from the old Xanadu catalog of Sam Most recordings. Critic Kevin Whitehead says the late flutist makes "every note in a fast phrase pop out."

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The 35-track It's Great To Be Alive!, recorded over three nights last year at the Fillmore Auditorium in San Francisco, will be out October 30. Hear the album's version of "Birthday Boy" now.

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