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  1. Indie: Death Cab for Cutie on Home Turf Indie Death Cab for Cutie on Home Turf Studio X Seattle Apr 28, 2008 Indie: Death Cab for Cutie on Home Turf Studio X Seattle | Apr 28, 2008

    Ben Gibbard leads the Jet City group on "Long Division," "Cath..." and other tunes from Narrow Stairs in this 2008 set at Seattle's Studio X.

  2. Indie: Video: Fitz & the Tantrums at Paste Indie Video: Fitz & the Tantrums at Paste Paste Magazine Offices Apr 13, 2011 Indie: Video: Fitz & the Tantrums at Paste Paste Magazine Offices | Apr 13, 2011 watch video

    The neo-soul band, which entertained rabid crowds at the NFL's Super Bowl Pre-Game Tailgate Party, plays "Moneygrabber" and others.

  3. Indie: Video: St. Vincent Flies Solo Indie Video: St. Vincent Flies Solo Great American Music Hall Feb 27, 2009 Indie: Video: St. Vincent Flies Solo Great American Music Hall | Feb 27, 2009 watch video

    The guitarist-singer-songwriter performs her "Human Racing" and "Jesus Saves, I Spend" and covers the Beatles "Dig a Pony" in 2009.

  4. Indie: Daniel Johnston's Daytrotter Session Indie Daniel Johnston's Daytrotter Session Daytrotter Studio Jan 11, 2010 Indie: Daniel Johnston's Daytrotter Session Daytrotter Studio | Jan 11, 2010

    The outsider lo-fi icon turns 56 today. Hear him play "I Had Lost My Mind," "Freedom" and other tunes from Is And Ever Was in a 2010 set.

  5. Indie: An Umphrey's McGee Daytrotter Session Indie An Umphrey's McGee Daytrotter Session Daytrotter Studio Jan 5, 2012 Indie: An Umphrey's McGee Daytrotter Session Daytrotter Studio | Jan 5, 2012

    The neo-prog jam band from South Bend blends idioms on "Booth Love," "Domino Theory" and other tunes from Death By Stereo in 2012.

  6. Indie: Video: Banditos at Paste Studios Indie Video: Banditos at Paste Studios Paste Studios Jan 15, 2016 Indie: Video: Banditos at Paste Studios Paste Studios | Jan 15, 2016 watch video

    The 6-piece Nashville band's rootsy sound falls somewhere between Big Brother & the Holding Company and Alabama Shakes in this 2016 set.

  7. Indie: The Black Lips' Daytrotter Session Indie The Black Lips' Daytrotter Session Indie: The Black Lips' Daytrotter Session A Black Lips Playlist

    The Atlanta-based garage punk band performs "Dumpster Diving" and other tunes from their sixth album Arabia Mountain in this playlist.

  8. Indie: The Bacon Brothers at Paste Studios Indie The Bacon Brothers at Paste Studios Paste Studios Jul 19, 2016 Indie: The Bacon Brothers at Paste Studios Paste Studios | Jul 19, 2016 watch video

    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.

  9. Indie: Arrested Development at Paste Offices Indie Arrested Development at Paste Offices Paste Magazine Offices Aug 29, 2008 Indie: Arrested Development at Paste Offices Paste Magazine Offices | Aug 29, 2008 watch video

    Rapper Speech leads the Atlanta-based alt-hip hop group on "Mr. Wendal," "Tennessee" and "I Know I'm Bad" in this 2008 video.

  10. Indie: Video: Wild Belle by the Pool Indie Video: Wild Belle by the Pool Hollywood Hills Home Apr 16, 2013 Indie: Video: Wild Belle by the Pool Hollywood Hills Home | Apr 16, 2013 watch video

    Siblings Natalie and Elliott Bergman perform reggae flavored originals "Keep You" and "Love Like This" in this set from the Hollywood Hills.

  11. Indie: Mike Watt at Tramps Indie Mike Watt at Tramps Tramps Apr 28, 1995 Indie: Mike Watt at Tramps Tramps | Apr 28, 1995

    The former founding member of The Minutemen leads his group on "Against the '70s," "Piss-Bottle Man" and "Chinese Firedrill" in a '95 set.

  12. Indie: Dinosaur Jr.'s Daytrotter Session Indie Dinosaur Jr.'s Daytrotter Session Daytrotter Studio Jun 9, 2009 Indie: Dinosaur Jr.'s Daytrotter Session Daytrotter Studio | Jun 9, 2009

    Guitarist-singer J Mascis, who turns 51 today, leads the Amherst alt-rockers on "Crumble" and "Back to Your Heart" from Beyond in 2009.

  13. Indie: Video: Tal Wilkenfeld at Paste Studios Indie Video: Tal Wilkenfeld at Paste Studios Paste Studios Mar 4, 2016 Indie: Video: Tal Wilkenfeld at Paste Studios Paste Studios | Mar 4, 2016 watch video

    The Aussie bass guitar phenom, who catapulted to fame with Jeff Beck's group, shows her acoustic singer-songwriter side in this 2016 session.

  14. Indie: The Meat Puppets' Daytrotter Session Indie The Meat Puppets' Daytrotter Session Daytrotter Studio Jul 29, 2013 Indie: The Meat Puppets' Daytrotter Session Daytrotter Studio | Jul 29, 2013

    Curt Kirkwood leads the Tempe-based group on "Original One," "Sometimes Blue" and other tunes from Rat Farm in this 2013 set.

  15. Indie: String Cheese Incident at Woodstock, '99 Indie String Cheese Incident at Woodstock, '99 Woodstock 99 West Stage Jul 22, 1999 Indie: String Cheese Incident at Woodstock, '99 Woodstock 99 West Stage | Jul 22, 1999 watch video

    The idiosyncratic Colorado jam band plays a bluegrass version of Aerosmith's "Walk This Way" and tunes from 'Round the Wheel.

  16. Indie: Reptile Youth at the Magic Shop Indie Reptile Youth at the Magic Shop Magic Shop Nov 27, 2012 Indie: Reptile Youth at the Magic Shop Magic Shop | Nov 27, 2012

    The Dutch group, led by Mads Damsgaard Kristiansen and Esben Valløe, plays "Dead End" and John Lennon's "Gimme Some Truth" in 2012.

  17. Indie: No Age Meets Bob Mould Indie No Age Meets Bob Mould Bottom of the Hill Mar 1, 2009 Indie: No Age Meets Bob Mould Bottom of the Hill | Mar 1, 2009 watch video

    The former Husker Du frontman joins drummer-singer Dean Spunt and guitarist Randy Randall of L.A. noise-pop duo on "New Day Rising."

  18. Indie: Drive-By Trucksrs' Southern Storytelling Indie Drive-By Trucksrs' Southern Storytelling Big Orange Studios Jul 6, 2010 Indie: Drive-By Trucksrs' Southern Storytelling Big Orange Studios | Jul 6, 2010

    The Athens, Georgia alt-country rockers recently released their 11th album, American Band. Hear them play "This Fucking Job" in a 2010 set.

  19. Indie: The New Faces of Soul Indie The New Faces of Soul Indie: The New Faces of Soul The New Faces of Soul

    Hear the nu-wave of soul music performed by such indie artists as Raphael Saadiq, Allen Stone, Vintage Trouble and others in this playlist.

  20. Indie: Natalie Prass' Delicate Reflections Indie Natalie Prass' Delicate Reflections Daytrotter Studio Oct 17, 2012 Indie: Natalie Prass' Delicate Reflections Daytrotter Studio | Oct 17, 2012

    The Virginia Beach singer-songwriter conjures up melancholic moods on "Empty As A Plate" and "Nothing to Say" in a 2012 Daytrotter set.

  21. Indie: Ollabelle's Daytrotter Session Indie Ollabelle's Daytrotter Session Daytrotter Studio Dec 23, 2011 Indie: Ollabelle's Daytrotter Session Daytrotter Studio | Dec 23, 2011

    The rootsy Brooklyn band (minus mandolinist-singer Amy Helm) plays a beguiling "Swanee River" and a mellow "Raining in My Mind" in 2011.

  22. Indie: Matisyahu's Daytrotter Sesison Indie Matisyahu's Daytrotter Sesison Daytrotter Studio Jan 18, 2010 Indie: Matisyahu's Daytrotter Sesison Daytrotter Studio | Jan 18, 2010

    The American Hassidic Jewish reggae rapper-singer performs "Thunder," "One Day" and other tunes from Light in this 2010 set.

  23. Indie: Robert Randolph's Righteous Family Band Indie Robert Randolph's Righteous Family Band Indie: Robert Randolph's Righteous Family Band A Robert Randolph Playlist

    The pedal steel guitar sensation wails on "Bo Diddley" and switches to tasty acoustic slide guitar on the gospel-tinged "Traveling Shoes."

  24. Indie: Video: What Made Milwaukee Famous Indie Video: What Made Milwaukee Famous Cafe Du Nord Mar 1, 2008 Indie: Video: What Made Milwaukee Famous Cafe Du Nord | Mar 1, 2008 watch video

    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.

  25. Indie: Jake Shimabukuro at Paste Studios Indie Jake Shimabukuro at Paste Studios Paste Studios Nov 10, 2015 Indie: Jake Shimabukuro at Paste Studios Paste Studios | Nov 10, 2015 watch video

    The Hawaiian ukulele virtuoso plays Queen's complex suite "Bohemian Rhapsody" from his album Peace Love Ukulele in this 2015 solo set.

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  1. Indie: Freedy Johnston's Daytrotter Session Indie Freedy Johnston's Daytrotter Session Daytrotter Studio Apr 23, 2013 Indie: Freedy Johnston's Daytrotter Session Daytrotter Studio | Apr 23, 2013

    The Kansas native and New York City resident performs "Sentimental Heart" and the title track of Neon Repairman in this solo set from 2013.

  2. Indie: Kristin Hersh at the Tin Angel Indie Kristin Hersh at the Tin Angel Tin Angel Nov 8, 2000 Indie: Kristin Hersh at the Tin Angel Tin Angel | Nov 8, 2000

    The former lead singer for Throwing Muses premieres compelling tunes from Sunny Blue Border in this intimate solo acoustic set from 2000.

  3. Indie: Aimee Mann Unplugged at Daytrotter Indie Aimee Mann Unplugged at Daytrotter Daytrotter Studio Oct 6, 2008 Indie: Aimee Mann Unplugged at Daytrotter Daytrotter Studio | Oct 6, 2008

    Former 'Til Tuesday singer performs "31 Today," "Freeway" and other confessional tunes from her album @#%&*! Smilers in this 2008 set.

  4. Indie: Jill Sobule's Daytrotter Session Indie Jill Sobule's Daytrotter Session Daytrotter Studio Jul 11, 2013 Indie: Jill Sobule's Daytrotter Session Daytrotter Studio | Jul 11, 2013

    The singer-songwriter performs her ode to Bobbie Gentry and other originals like "Mexican Wrestler" and "Wendell Lee" in this 2013 set.

  5. Indie: Gringo Star's Garage Appeal Indie Gringo Star's Garage Appeal Indie: Gringo Star's Garage Appeal Gringo Star playlist

    The Atlanta-based band plays "March of the Gringo" and other tunes from 2008's All Y'all and 2011's Count Yer Lucky Stars in this playlist.

  6. Indie: Andrew Bird's Strangely Compelling Ditties Indie Andrew Bird's Strangely Compelling Ditties Daytrotter Studio Oct 29, 2007 Indie: Andrew Bird's Strangely Compelling Ditties Daytrotter Studio | Oct 29, 2007

    The whistler-fiddler-singer, who turns 43 today, performs "Fiery Crash," "Plasticities" and other tunes from Armchair Apocrypha in 2007.

  7. Indie: Video: Robert Randolph & the Family Band Indie Video: Robert Randolph & the Family Band Jackson Hole Music Festival Aug 16, 2008 Indie: Video: Robert Randolph & the Family Band Jackson Hole Music Festival | Aug 16, 2008 watch video

    The pedal steel sensation pays tribute to Bo Diddley then wails on "Ain't Nothing Wrong With That" at the 2008 Jackson Hole Music Festival.

  8. Indie: Of Montreal in Milwaukee Indie Of Montreal in Milwaukee Pabst Theater Sep 24, 2010 Indie: Of Montreal in Milwaukee Pabst Theater | Sep 24, 2010

    Enigmatic Kevin Barnes leads the Athens, Georgia-based group on "Casualty of You" and others in this 2010 set from the Pabst Theater.

  9. Indie: Video: Counting Crows at Woodstock, '99 Indie Video: Counting Crows at Woodstock, '99 Woodstock 99 East Stage Jul 24, 1999 Indie: Video: Counting Crows at Woodstock, '99 Woodstock 99 East Stage | Jul 24, 1999 watch video

    The California band performs their hit single "Mr. Jones" and other tunes from August and Everything After and Recovering the Satellites.

  10. Indie: Mike Doughty's Daytrotter Session Indie Mike Doughty's Daytrotter Session Daytrotter Studio Aug 23, 2012 Indie: Mike Doughty's Daytrotter Session Daytrotter Studio | Aug 23, 2012

    The former Soul Coughing frontman turns 46 today. Hear him perform his "Na Na Nothing" and "Day By Day By" from 2011's Yes and Also Yes.

  11. 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

    Hear the rootsy band that once appropriately accompanied Robbie Robertson premiere tunes from their 2009 debut, North Hills.

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

    The singer-songwriter fronts the Bay Area band on "Ravenous," "Go Go Go" and other tunes from their self-titled album in this 2013 video.

  13. Indie: Bonnie Prince Billy's Daytrotter Setssion Indie Bonnie Prince Billy's Daytrotter Setssion Daytrotter Studio Mar 15, 2010 Indie: Bonnie Prince Billy's Daytrotter Setssion Daytrotter Studio | Mar 15, 2010

    The rootsy "Appalachian post-punk solipsist" (aka Will Oldham) performs "Careless Love" and "Strange Form of Life" in this 2010 set.

  14. Indie: Alabama Shakes' Soul-Stirring Sound Indie Alabama Shakes' Soul-Stirring Sound Echo Mountain Recording Apr 5, 2012 Indie: Alabama Shakes' Soul-Stirring Sound Echo Mountain Recording | Apr 5, 2012

    Powerhouse frontwoman Brittany Howard leads the R&B-tinged band from Athens, Alabama on tunes from Boys & Girls in this 2012 set.

  15. Indie: Nellie McKay's Beguiling Ditties Indie Nellie McKay's Beguiling Ditties Daytrotter Studio Feb 23, 2009 Indie: Nellie McKay's Beguiling Ditties Daytrotter Studio | Feb 23, 2009

    The wonderfully quirky singer-songwriter-actress, who turns 32 today, performs tunes from Pretty Little Head and Obligatory Villagers in 2009.

  16. Indie: The Black Angels' Dark Dirges Indie The Black Angels' Dark Dirges Red Eye Fly Mar 15, 2008 Indie: The Black Angels' Dark Dirges Red Eye Fly | Mar 15, 2008

    The neo-psychedelic Austin band performs echo/fuzz-laden anthems like "Black Grease" and "The Sniper at the Gates of Heaven" in 2008.

  17. Indie: Andrew Bird's Daytrotter Session Indie Andrew Bird's Daytrotter Session Daytrotter Studio Oct 29, 2007 Indie: Andrew Bird's Daytrotter Session Daytrotter Studio | Oct 29, 2007

    The violinist-whistler-singer-songwriter just released his new Are You Serious. Hear him perform tunes from 2007's Armchair Apocrypha.

  18. 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

    The L.A.-based psychedelic drone-pop electronic band led by Caleb Johannes performs "Fish Scraps" and "Cartwheels" in this 2012 set.

  19. Indie: Video: The Lumineers in Austin, 2012 Indie Video: The Lumineers in Austin, 2012 Stage On Sixth Mar 16, 2012 Indie: Video: The Lumineers in Austin, 2012 Stage On Sixth | Mar 16, 2012 watch video

    The Denver-based folk-rock group performs "Ain't Nobody's Problem," "Dead Sea" and "Classy Girls" from their self-titled debut at SXSW.

  20. Indie: Chet Faker's Electronic Muse Indie Chet Faker's Electronic Muse Good Danny's Dec 18, 2013 Indie: Chet Faker's Electronic Muse Good Danny's | Dec 18, 2013

    The Australian electronica musician (aka Nicholas James Murphy) performs tunes from his debut album Thinking in Textures in 2013.

  21. Indie: Video: The Hold Steady in Austin, '09 Indie Video: The Hold Steady in Austin, '09 Club de Ville Mar 20, 2009 Indie: Video: The Hold Steady in Austin, '09 Club de Ville | Mar 20, 2009 watch video

    Guitarist-singer Craig Finn leads the Brooklyn-based band on "Hornets! Hornets!," "Ask Her for Adderall" and other tunes from Stay Positive.

  22. Indie: Cymbals Eat Guitars at Daytrotter, '09 Indie Cymbals Eat Guitars at Daytrotter, '09 Daytrotter Studio Nov 18, 2009 Indie: Cymbals Eat Guitars at Daytrotter, '09 Daytrotter Studio | Nov 18, 2009

    The indie band, named after a Lou Reed quote describing the Velvet Underground's sound, plays tunes from Why There Are Mountains.

  23. Indie: Video: Sons of Bill in Charlotte, 2014 Indie Video: Sons of Bill in Charlotte, 2014 Aloft Charlotte Ballantyne Sep 29, 2014 Indie: Video: Sons of Bill in Charlotte, 2014 Aloft Charlotte Ballantyne | Sep 29, 2014 watch video

    Brothers Sam, Abe and James Wilson lead the Virginia-based band on "Bad Dancer" and other tunes from Love & Logic in this Paste session.

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