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KEXP Live from NYC October 2004

Concretes, The - 10/15/2004
The Concretes visit The Museum of Television and Radio in NYC for a live set of songs filled with heartbreak. Join us live at KEXP for a session of hazy downtempo originals from this Swedish pop rock orchestra.

Sondre Lerche - 10/15/2004
Pop artist Sondre Lerche hails from Bergen, Norway. His punctuated, warm acoustic guitar work and quirky, poetic vocals provide a soft touch in this set recorded live at KEXP in NYC.

Nicolai Dunger - 10/15/2004
Swedish composer, vocalist Nicolai Dunger performs acoustic ballads filled with longing and reverence. Pulling from the genres of pop, folk, soul and rock, Nicolai brings a diverse selection of his songs to this session recorded live in NYC.

Radio 4 - 10/15/2004
New York City locals Radio 4 play danceable post-punk rock that has more shake than attitude. Catchy hooks, smart lyrics and silky pop rock guitar rule in this outstanding session of originals recorded live in NYC.

Adem - 10/14/2004
Adem Illhan and his band perform a live session of indie folk augmented with soft vocal harmonies and unusual instruments like the harmonium, autoharp and banjolele (a combo banjo-ukelele).

Arcade Fire - 10/14/2004
Fiery pop-punk vocals, new wave rhythms and swells of orchestration distinguish the dynamic power of this Montreal pop band. Find out how they almost got KEXP banned from the Museum of Television and Radio during this wild performance recorded live on location in NYC.

Joseph Arthur - 10/13/2004
Singer, songwriter Joseph Arthur channels vital melodies and lyrics into songs composed of his own live loops and guitar. In this session, recorded in NYC, Joseph performs old tunes, new ones and a haunting cover of Neil Young's "After The Goldrush".

Richard Buckner - 10/13/2004
Richard Buckner's fluid acoustic guitar and gentle, reverent turns of musical phrase have made him a longtime KEXP favorite. Join Richard live in NYC for this session of haunting, intimate indie-folk ballads.

Ted Leo - 10/13/2004
Ted Leo is a New York artist who mixes introspective lyrics with an aggressive guitar style. Edgy riffs jump from the speakers. Yearning vocals reach out for more in this live session of catchy indie pop rock.

Sufjan Stevens - 10/13/2004
Sufjan Stevens sings in a hushed voice that blends seamlessly with soft banjo, heavenly vocal harmonies and acoustic guitar. Backed here by a full band, Sufjan plays a gorgeous set of sentimental folk-pop originals. This session was recorded live in New York City at The Museum of Television and Radio.

Decemberists, The - 10/13/2004
Portland band The Decemberists add dashes of country and alternative rock to their storied folk-pop songs. Poetic lyrics and swirling harmonies add flavor to REM-style vocals for a spicy live session recorded on KEXP in NYC.

Magnet - 10/12/2004
Norwegian artist Even Johansen mixes psychedelic pop rock with atmospheric electronic loops. Join Evan for this intimate live set of downtempo originals from his 2004 album "On Your Side".

DeVotchKa - 10/12/2004
Eastern European sounds, Latin flavors and the largess of cabaret come together in Denver band Devotchka. Sousaphone and accordion start to dance. Electric violin slices in. Flamenco guitar hits. Vocals wail and turn. Passion prevails in this dramatic session recorded live in NYC.