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  1. Indie: Robert Randolph's Daytrotter Session Indie Robert Randolph's Daytrotter Session Big Orange Studios Nov 22, 2010 Indie: Robert Randolph's Daytrotter Session Big Orange Studios | Nov 22, 2010

    The pedal steel guitar sensation wails on jam band favorites "Dry Bones" and "Traveling Shoes" with his Family Band in this 2010 set.

  2. Indie: Video: Deer Tick at Old Lantern Barn Indie Video: Deer Tick at Old Lantern Barn Old Lantern Barn Aug 28, 2011 Indie: Video: Deer Tick at Old Lantern Barn Old Lantern Barn | Aug 28, 2011 watch video

    Singer-songwriter John McCauley will be doing a solo tour this summer. Meanwhile, see him with the Providence-based band in 2011.

  3. Indie: Video: Annie & the Beekeepers at Paste Indie Video: Annie & the Beekeepers at Paste Paste Magazine Offices Jan 6, 2010 Indie: Video: Annie & the Beekeepers at Paste Paste Magazine Offices | Jan 6, 2010 watch video

    The unorthodox trio led by singer-songwriter Annie Lynch performs "Like a Dog" and "Dirty Laundry" in this 2010 set from Decatur.

  4. Indie: A B & the Sea at the Bottom of the Hill Indie A B & the Sea at the Bottom of the Hill Bottom of the Hill Feb 27, 2009 Indie: A B & the Sea at the Bottom of the Hill Bottom of the Hill | Feb 27, 2009 watch video

    The San Francisco band performs "Suzie," "Yellow-Haired Girl," "Johnny" and other tunes from their debut EP, Boys And Girls in this 2009 video.

  5. Indie: Soul Coughing at Tramps, '95 Indie Soul Coughing at Tramps, '95 Tramps Jun 3, 1995 Indie: Soul Coughing at Tramps, '95 Tramps | Jun 3, 1995

    The experimental alt-rock-hip-hop band performs tunes from Ruby Vroom and premieres "Super Bon Bon" from Irresistible Bliss.

  6. Indie: The Mountain Goats at Bimbo's 365 Indie The Mountain Goats at Bimbo's 365 Bimbo's 365 Feb 29, 2008 Indie: The Mountain Goats at Bimbo's 365 Bimbo's 365 | Feb 29, 2008 watch video

    Singer-songwriter John Darnielle leads the trio on "Michael Myers Resplendent" and other tunes from Heretic Pride in this 2008 video.

  7. Indie: Clem Snide at Daytrotter, 2009 Indie Clem Snide at Daytrotter, 2009 Daytrotter Studio Dec 24, 2009 Indie: Clem Snide at Daytrotter, 2009 Daytrotter Studio | Dec 24, 2009

    Israeli-born singer-songwriter Eef Barzelay leads the alt-rock trio on the intimate "Born a Man" and the thrashing "Walmart Parking Lot."

  8. Indie: The Whigs' Daytrotter Sessions Indie The Whigs' Daytrotter Sessions Indie: The Whigs' Daytrotter Sessions The Whigs playlist

    Guitarist-singer Parker Gispert leads the post-grunge power trio from Athens, Georgia on tunes from In the Dark and Enjoy the Company.

  9. Indie: Dawes in a Corn Maze Indie Dawes in a Corn Maze Treinen Farm Corn Maze Oct 9, 2009 Indie: Dawes in a Corn Maze Treinen Farm Corn Maze | Oct 9, 2009 watch video

    The LA band released its 4th album today, All Your Favorite Bands. Hear them premiere rootsy tunes from their 2009 debut, North Hills.

  10. Indie: Cage the Elephant Rages On Indie Cage the Elephant Rages On Daytrotter Studio May 18, 2009 Indie: Cage the Elephant Rages On Daytrotter Studio | May 18, 2009

    Singer Matt Shultz fronts the raucous band from Bowling Green on the edgy "Tiny Little Robots" and "Ain't No Rest for the Wicked" in 2011.

  11. Indie: Alabama Shakes' Rootsy Sound Indie Alabama Shakes' Rootsy Sound Echo Mountain Recording Apr 5, 2012 Indie: Alabama Shakes' Rootsy Sound Echo Mountain Recording | Apr 5, 2012

    Singer-guitarist Brittany Howard leads the Athens, Alabama-based group on soul-tinged material from their debut album Boys and Girls.

  12. Indie: Bentcousin in London, 2013 Indie Bentcousin in London, 2013 2KHz Feb 22, 2013 Indie: Bentcousin in London, 2013 2KHz | Feb 22, 2013

    The twin brother-sister team of Amelia and Pat Innit perform "I Think I Like Your Girlfriend More Than You" and "Sibling Rivalry" at 2KHz.

  13. Indie: Camper Van Beethoven at the Vault Indie Camper Van Beethoven at the Vault Wolfgang's Vault Dec 27, 2010 Indie: Camper Van Beethoven at the Vault Wolfgang's Vault | Dec 27, 2010 watch video

    The Santa Cruz band puts its own unique spin on Americana on "The Poppies of Balmoreah" and "All Her Favorite Fruit" in this 2010 set.

  14. Indie: The Paper Kites' Daytrotter Session Indie The Paper Kites' Daytrotter Session Futureappletree Jan 1, 2014 Indie: The Paper Kites' Daytrotter Session Futureappletree | Jan 1, 2014

    The indie-folk band from Melbourne, Australia performs tunes from their debut album States in this 2014 set at Futureappletree Studio.

  15. Indie: Moon Hooch's Daytrotter Session Indie Moon Hooch's Daytrotter Session Daytrotter Studio May 1, 2015 Indie: Moon Hooch's Daytrotter Session Daytrotter Studio | May 1, 2015

    The inventive Brooklyn-based trio of baritone sax, tenor sax and drums performs infectious, edgy dance music from 2014's This Is Cave Music.

  16. Indie: Trampled By Turtles at SXSW Indie Trampled By Turtles at SXSW Stage On Sixth Mar 16, 2011 Indie: Trampled By Turtles at SXSW Stage On Sixth | Mar 16, 2011 watch video

    The Duluth-based bluegrass-folk-rock band performs "Sounds Like a Movie" and other tunes from their album Palomino in this 2011 set.

  17. Indie: St. Vincent at Great American Music Hall Indie St. Vincent at Great American Music Hall Great American Music Hall Feb 27, 2009 Indie: St. Vincent at Great American Music Hall Great American Music Hall | Feb 27, 2009 watch video

    Before the multi-colored hair and theatrical stage choreography, Annie Clark was a singer-songwriter who performed solo. Hear her in 2009.

  18. Indie: The Antlers' Dream Pop Indie The Antlers' Dream Pop Daytrotter Studio Oct 30, 2009 Indie: The Antlers' Dream Pop Daytrotter Studio | Oct 30, 2009

    The Brooklyn band performs "Shiva" and other lushly orchestrated tunes from their acclaimed album Hospice in this 2009 Daytrotter session.

  19. Indie: The Bottom Dollars' Daytrotter Session Indie The Bottom Dollars' Daytrotter Session Daytrotter Studio May 15, 2014 Indie: The Bottom Dollars' Daytrotter Session Daytrotter Studio | May 15, 2014

    The Brooklyn band channels the Clash's intense energy with thrashing guitars and raw vocals on tunes from Meet Me in Cognito in 2014.

  20. Indie: The Broken West at the Independent Indie The Broken West at the Independent Independent Feb 25, 2009 Indie: The Broken West at the Independent Independent | Feb 25, 2009 watch video

    The hook-laden power pop group, fronted by singer-guitarist Ross Flournoy, performs tunes from their 2008 debut, Now or Heaven.

  21. Indie: The Jealous Girlfriends at Daytrotter Indie The Jealous Girlfriends at Daytrotter Daytrotter Studio May 28, 2008 Indie: The Jealous Girlfriends at Daytrotter Daytrotter Studio | May 28, 2008

    The Williamsburg-based band, led by singer-guitarists Holly Miranda and Josh Abbott, performs "Roboxulla" and "Secret ID" in this '07 set.

  22. Indie: The Lone Bellow in Minneapolis Indie The Lone Bellow in Minneapolis Mill City Nights Oct 29, 2013 Indie: The Lone Bellow in Minneapolis Mill City Nights | Oct 29, 2013 watch video

    The Brooklyn group, led by singer-songwriter Zach Williams, performs potent tunes from their acclaimed self-titled debut in this 2013 set.

  23. Indie: The 1975 at SXSW, 2013 Indie The 1975 at SXSW, 2013 Stage On Sixth Mar 15, 2013 Indie: The 1975 at SXSW, 2013 Stage On Sixth | Mar 15, 2013 watch video

    The alternative rock group from Manchester, England performs "Sex," "Chocolate," "The City" and other tunes from their self-titled debut.

  24. Indie: Icky Blossoms' Brooding Synth-Pop Indie Icky Blossoms' Brooding Synth-Pop Daytrotter Studio Jul 16, 2012 Indie: Icky Blossoms' Brooding Synth-Pop Daytrotter Studio | Jul 16, 2012

    The Omaha-based trio performs "Sex to the Devil," "Heat Lightning" and other tunes from their self-titled debut in this 2012 Daytrotter session.

  25. Indie: Grace Potter & The Nocturnals at Daytrotter Indie Grace Potter & The Nocturnals at Daytrotter Daytrotter Studio Mar 26, 2013 Indie: Grace Potter & The Nocturnals at Daytrotter Daytrotter Studio | Mar 26, 2013

    The Vermont-based guitarist-singer just released a single from her upcoming solo debut album. Hear her with her former band in 2013.

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  1. Indie: Ra Ra Riot in Milwaukee Indie Ra Ra Riot in Milwaukee Turner Hall Apr 28, 2010 Indie: Ra Ra Riot in Milwaukee Turner Hall | Apr 28, 2010 watch video

    The Syracuse-based baroque pop band fronted by singer Wes Miles performs tunes from The Rhumb Line and The Orchard at Turner Hall.

  2. Indie: Truman Peyote's Daytrotter Session Indie Truman Peyote's Daytrotter Session Daytrotter Studio Aug 31, 2012 Indie: Truman Peyote's Daytrotter Session Daytrotter Studio | Aug 31, 2012

    After hearing this highly experimental, exceedingly trippy set from 2012, you may feel like you've taken peyote. Dig in, have fun!

  3. Indie: The Otherwordly Vocals of Reggie Watts Indie The Otherwordly Vocals of Reggie Watts Big Orange Studios May 23, 2011 Indie: The Otherwordly Vocals of Reggie Watts Big Orange Studios | May 23, 2011

    The comedian-singer-loopmeister now leads the house band for The Late Late Show with James Corden. Hear him layer his voice in 2011.

  4. Indie: The Lumineers at SXSW, 2012 Indie The Lumineers at SXSW, 2012 Stage On Sixth Mar 16, 2012 Indie: The Lumineers at SXSW, 2012 Stage On Sixth | Mar 16, 2012 watch video

    The Denver band plays "Dead Sea," "Stubborn Love" and their catchy single "Ho Hey" from their platinum-selling self-titled debut album.

  5. Indie: Andrew Bird's Engaging Dittes Indie Andrew Bird's Engaging Dittes Daytrotter Studio Oct 29, 2007 Indie: Andrew Bird's Engaging Dittes Daytrotter Studio | Oct 29, 2007

    The violinist-whistler-composer performs "Plasticities" and other tunes from his album Armchair Apocrypha in this 2007 Daytrotter session.

  6. Indie: Low Cut Connie's Daytrotter Session Indie Low Cut Connie's Daytrotter Session Indie: Low Cut Connie's Daytrotter Session Low Cut Connie playlist

    High energy pianist-singer Adam Weiner leads the Philly-based band on "Shake It Little Tina" from their upcoming third album, Hi Honey.

  7. Indie: Avett Brothers at Big Orange Studios Indie Avett Brothers at Big Orange Studios Big Orange Studios Jul 27, 2009 Indie: Avett Brothers at Big Orange Studios Big Orange Studios | Jul 27, 2009

    Scott and Seth Avett lead the North Carolina-based alt-bluegrass band on "Laundry Room" and "Paranoia in B Major" in this 2009 set.

  8. Indie: Mike Doughty's Daytrotter Set Indie Mike Doughty's Daytrotter Set Daytrotter Studio Aug 23, 2012 Indie: Mike Doughty's Daytrotter Set Daytrotter Studio | Aug 23, 2012

    The former lead singer for Soul Coughing covers a John Denver tune and plays tunes from Yes and Also Yes in this 2012 solo set.

  9. Indie: David Dondero at Swedish American Hall Indie David Dondero at Swedish American Hall Swedish American Hall Feb 26, 2009 Indie: David Dondero at Swedish American Hall Swedish American Hall | Feb 26, 2009 watch video

    The prolific singer-songwriter and solo troubadour premieres "It's Peaceful Here" and other tunes from 2010's # Zero With a Bullet.

  10. Indie: Divine Fits at Daytrotter, 2013 Indie Divine Fits at Daytrotter, 2013 Daytrotter Studio Jun 10, 2013 Indie: Divine Fits at Daytrotter, 2013 Daytrotter Studio | Jun 10, 2013

    Texan Britt Daniel of Spoon and Canadian Dan Boeckner of Wolf Parade join forces on taut, tense material from A Thing Called Divine Fits.

  11. Indie: Josh Ritter at SXSW, 2013 Indie Josh Ritter at SXSW, 2013 Stage On Sixth Mar 14, 2013 Indie: Josh Ritter at SXSW, 2013 Stage On Sixth | Mar 14, 2013 watch video

    The singer-songwriter from Idaho, Moscow puts a distinctive Americana touch on pieces from The Beast in Its Tracks with his Royal City Band.

  12. Indie: Peggy Sue's Daytrotter Sessions Indie Peggy Sue's Daytrotter Sessions Indie: Peggy Sue's Daytrotter Sessions Peggy Sue playlist

    Brit singer-songwriters Rosa Slade and Katy Young offer chilling vocal harmonies on "Funeral Beat," "Idle" and a cover of "Hit the Road, Jack."

  13. Indie: Nicki Bluhm and the Gramblers in Chicago Indie Nicki Bluhm and the Gramblers in Chicago Lincoln Hall Sep 17, 2013 Indie: Nicki Bluhm and the Gramblers in Chicago Lincoln Hall | Sep 17, 2013 watch video

    The San Francisco band shifts from tough blues-rock to funk to a bit of country twang on tunes from their self-titled debut in this 2013 set.

  14. Indie: Thao & the Get Down Stay Down at SWSW Indie Thao & the Get Down Stay Down at SWSW Stage On Sixth Mar 14, 2013 Indie: Thao & the Get Down Stay Down at SWSW Stage On Sixth | Mar 14, 2013 watch video

    Guitarist-singer-songwriter Thao Nguyen fronts the San Francisco alt-folk-rock band on tunes from We the Common in this 2013 set.

  15. Indie: Andrew Jackson Jihad in Austin, 2011 Indie Andrew Jackson Jihad in Austin, 2011 Big Orange Studios Dec 22, 2011 Indie: Andrew Jackson Jihad in Austin, 2011 Big Orange Studios | Dec 22, 2011

    The punk-folk duo of guitarist-singer Sean Bonnette and bassist Ben Gallaty performs clever tunes like "Heartilation" and "Rain, Hate on Me."

  16. Indie: The Bo-Keys Daytrotter Session, 2011 Indie The Bo-Keys Daytrotter Session, 2011 Daytrotter Studio Sep 29, 2011 Indie: The Bo-Keys Daytrotter Session, 2011 Daytrotter Studio | Sep 29, 2011

    Soul revivalists conjure up an old school Memphis vibe on "Catch This Teardrop" and "Got To Get Back" (featuring iconic soul singer Otis Clay).

  17. Indie: Robyn Hitchcock's Twisted Tales Indie Robyn Hitchcock's Twisted Tales Tramps Aug 17, 1999 Indie: Robyn Hitchcock's Twisted Tales Tramps | Aug 17, 1999

    The quirky Brit singer-songwriter, who turns 62 today, performs "Don't Talk To Me About Gene Hackman" and "The Cheese Alarm" in 1999.

  18. Indie: The Hold Steady in Austin Indie The Hold Steady in Austin Club de Ville Mar 20, 2009 Indie: The Hold Steady in Austin Club de Ville | Mar 20, 2009 watch video

    The Brooklyn-based band performs "Ask Her for Adderall," "Sequestered in Memphis" and tunes from Stay Positive in this 2009 set.

  19. Indie: Mac DeMarco at SXSW, 2013 Indie Mac DeMarco at SXSW, 2013 Stage On Sixth Mar 13, 2013 Indie: Mac DeMarco at SXSW, 2013 Stage On Sixth | Mar 13, 2013 watch video

    The Canadian singer-songwriter performs his slacker rock anthems "Freaking Out the Neighborhood" and "Cookin' Up Something Good."

  20. Indie: Drew Danburry's Daytrotter Session Indie Drew Danburry's Daytrotter Session Daytrotter Studio Sep 19, 2009 Indie: Drew Danburry's Daytrotter Session Daytrotter Studio | Sep 19, 2009

    The singer-songwriter and full-time barber from Provo, Utah performs "Nirvana, By Kurt Cobain" and tunes from Goodnight Dannii in 2009.

  21. Indie: Kitty, Daisy & Lewis's Rootsy Sound Indie Kitty, Daisy & Lewis's Rootsy Sound Indie: Kitty, Daisy & Lewis's Rootsy Sound Kitty, Daisy & Lewis playlist

    The three Durham siblings from London alternate between jump blues, ska and reggae flavored these lively sets from 2009 and 2014.

  22. Indie: Little Hurricane's Fuzz-Inflected Manifesto Indie Little Hurricane's Fuzz-Inflected Manifesto Big Orange Studios Feb 23, 2012 Indie: Little Hurricane's Fuzz-Inflected Manifesto Big Orange Studios | Feb 23, 2012

    San Diego duo of guitarist-frontman Anthony "Tone" Catalano and drummer Celeste "C.C." Spina plays "Superblues" and others at SXSW.

  23. Indie: A Gringo Star Playlist Indie A Gringo Star Playlist Indie: A Gringo Star Playlist Gringo Star playlist

    Brothers Nicholas and Peter Furgiuele lead the indie group on tunes from All Y'all and Count Yer Lucky Stars in sessions from 2009-2013.

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