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Watch Rokia Traoré Perform Three Songs on KEXP

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Malian musician Rokia Traoré has gained international acclaim with her latest album Beautiful Africa, a collection of rock-infused tracks that recall the type of music that first inspired her.

And during a trip through North America, Traoré stopped into Seattle’s KEXP studios to play a few new songs, including “Sarama,” which is a praise song to Malian women partly sung in English, and “Kèlè Mandi.”

Watch the entire performance after the jump and visit her official website for more information. (more…)

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The So So Glos Get Featured in Dodge’s #NextUp Campaign

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So So GlosBrooklyn-based punk rockers the So So Glos were recently featured in Dodge’s #NextUp campaign, which spotlights rising artists.

The band ripped through “Son of An American,” a track featured on  latest album Blowout.

Check out that clip and an interview below.

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CALICO the Band Bring Three-Part Harmonies to Gretsch Lounge

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When CALICO the Band  stopped by the Gretsch Lounge, they brought out their Gretsch Chet Atkins and Gretsch Rancher to perform a few songs from their self-titled 2013 EP.

Watch the all-female trio play “High Road” and “Fool’s Gold” in the clips below and visit their official Facebook page for more information.

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Cage the Elephant Get a ‘Little Closer’ to Ellen

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Cage the Elephant’s latest album Melophobia has earned both critical and commercial accolades since its October 2013 release, and the single “Come a Little Closer” is definitely a radio staple.

That must be why Ellen DeGeneres was so excited when she recently hosted them on her daytime talk show.  Watch it all unfold after the jump.

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Roddy Hart and the Lonesome Fire Rock Craig Ferguson

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Roddy Hart was recently booked for a week-long residence on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson with his band the Lonesome Fire, and the Scottish singer/songwriter definitely brought the heat.

One of the highlights of the residency was the single “Bright Light Fever,” which comes off Roddy Hart and the Lonesome Fire’s self-titled 2013 album.  That performance prompted Ferguson to exclaim, “There’s your Glasgow rock and roll right there!”

Watch Hart and his Gretsch Black Falcon in action below.

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