The pedal steel guitar sensation wails on "Bo Diddley" and switches to tasty acoustic slide guitar on the gospel-tinged "Traveling Shoes."
As the LA ranchero punks burn and pillage their way across Western Europe & Scandinavia, you can enjoy their Daytrotter session here.
This Los Angeles band has received a ton of critical acclaim since the release of their first album, Pickin' Up the Pieces, in 2010.
Get your face rocked off by a group who make edgy, aggressive music with orchestral instrumentation.
Thurston Moore et al. were busy in '91, from the European tour with Nirvana to this experimental acoustic set.
Check out tracks from Ben Kweller's latest abum Go Fly A Kite live at SXSW.
Iceland's best new import have gained a huge following in the last year from their relentless touring. They were recently the musical guest on SNL.
PHOX is the epitome of "less is more." Solid instrumentation and well arranged harmonies support a soaring lead vocal in this Daytrotter session.
The Brooklyn-based exotic party band performs infectious North Indian funk tunes like "Chaal Baby" and "Shruggy Ji" at the annual Austin bash.
The Austin-based indie band plays "Blood, Sweat & Fears" and other tunes from What Doesn't Kill Us in this 2008 set from Cafe du Nord.
Kick November off with Chris Pureka's sweetly sung "Song For November" from her 2010 Daytrotter session.
If you can't make it to Paris this weekend, enjoy selected RES bands here.
J. Tillman has been around for a while now. His album Fear Fun (ranked #2 album of '12 by Paste Magazine) is his first release after leaving Fleet Foxes.
Pianist-singer Ben Thornewill leads the D.C. power pop trio on "Postcard," "The Great Unknown" and others in this set from Brooklyn.
Hear Patrick Keenan and his hard-touring band at this inspired Daytrotter session, and catch their new release, Runner, out this week.
The San Francisco band performs "Lay Down Your Weapons," "Ghetto Ways" and other tunes from Underhanded Romance in this 2007 set.
The singer-songwriter from Idaho, Moscow puts a distinctive Americana touch on pieces from The Beast in Its Tracks with his Royal City Band.
2013 promises to be a big year for Local Natives, who will release their sophomore LP later this month. Get ready with their Daytrotter session from '09.
Michael and Kevin Bacon cover the Beatles' "If I Needed Someone" and play their own tunes "36 Cents," "Bus" and "Driver" in this 2016 video.
Singer-songwriter Ben Lubeck leads the inventive Minneapolis-based alt-country band on tunes from When It Sinks In in 2012.
San Diego duo of guitarist-frontman Anthony "Tone" Catalano and drummer Celeste "C.C." Spina plays "Superblues" and others at SXSW.
The Brooklyn-based trio, led by guitarist-songwriter Alex Schaaf, performs tunes from The Mistress and Strange Land in this 2011 set.
Jose Cuellar leads the Bay Area band on "Cumbia del Sol," "Oye Como Va," "Wooly Bully" and "La Bamba" in this Fillmore set from 1994.
The experimental alt-rock-hip-hop band performs tunes from Ruby Vroom and premieres "Super Bon Bon" from Irresistible Bliss.
This young band won Hard Rock's Battle of the Bands competition and was signed as the first act to their new label. Check out their great Daytrotter set.
The singer-songwriter performs her ode to Bobbie Gentry and other originals like "Mexican Wrestler" and "Wendell Lee" in this 2013 set.
Preview the lineup for San Francisco's October indie festival in the bay, including Ty Segall, Best Coast and more.
Moby's "Extreme Ways" is used in all four Bourne movies. Hear his heartfelt and folky Daytrotter session here.
John Darnielle's well-crafted songs and inimitable personality have carried the Mountain Goats a long way from their early lo-fi recordings.
Watch them cover George Harrison’s “I Dig Love” at the Paste Ruins during Newport Folk.
The Denver folk rockers shine across the US and across the pond until mid-November, and you can watch them light up SXSW 2012 here.
With marching-band-metal drumming and psychedelic-folk-acoustic strumming, The Dodos make propulsive, unique, and fantastic music.
The Charlotte, North Carolina-based psych-folk-rock band performs "Edie Sedgwick," "Velvethead" and "Wild" in this 2014 Paste session.
Experimental artist Patrick Watson makes hauntingly beautiful music that is driven by his powerful voice and supported by a superb band.
The Portland-based band led by the powerhouse singer-songwriter-guitarist performs tunes from Dirty Radio at the 2011 Austin bash.
The Athens, Georgia alt-country rockers recently released their 11th album, American Band. Hear them play "This Fucking Job" in a 2010 set.
'Tis the season for all things pumpkin. Listen to The Spinto Band's ode to pumpkin & paisley in their 2009 Daytrotter session.
The Nashville-based band, by way of N'awlins, performs their catchy tunes "Katie Queen of Tennessee," "Stay Naive" and "Cornerstone."
The indie-folk band from Melbourne, Australia performs tunes from their debut album States in this 2014 set at Futureappletree Studio.
The indie band, named after a Lou Reed quote describing the Velvet Underground's sound, plays tunes from Why There Are Mountains.
Minneapolis natives Night Moves release a new album tomorrow. Hear their Midwest brand of electro soul in their Daytrotter session a day early.
These UK indie darlings have been compared to the Ramones and the Jesus and Mary Chain. See what all the fuss is about with this session.
Hear the raw, ripping, retro-garage rock of the New York-based guitarist's formidable power trio in this 1998 Tramps concert.
Siblings Natalie and Elliott Bergman perform reggae flavored originals "Keep You" and "Love Like This" in this set from the Hollywood Hills.
Ed Sheeran's passionate songwriting and soulful vocals truly shine in this Daytrotter session that includes his Grammy-nominated song "The A Team."
As San Francisco's celebration of independent culture approaches its 21st year, get familiar with artists playing in over 20 SF venues in late February.
The British singer's ethereal vocals and poetic imagery can be heard on her tunes "View of My Sanity" and "Miss Audrie" in this 2013 concert.
Heard the new Fleetwood Mac covers album released this week? Now listen to some of the featured bands, like Best Coast, doing their own thing.