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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. 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.

  13. 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.

  14. 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.

  15. 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.

  16. 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.

  17. 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.

  18. 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.

  19. 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.

  20. 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.

  21. Indie: Video: Ancient Cities at Charlotte Aloft Indie Video: Ancient Cities at Charlotte Aloft Aloft Charlotte Oct 2, 2014 Indie: Video: Ancient Cities at Charlotte Aloft Aloft Charlotte | Oct 2, 2014 watch video

    The Charlotte, North Carolina-based psych-folk-rock band performs "Edie Sedgwick," "Velvethead" and "Wild" in this 2014 Paste session.

  22. Indie: Video: Wild Belle in the Hollywood Hills Indie Video: Wild Belle in the Hollywood Hills Hollywood Hills Home Apr 16, 2013 Indie: Video: Wild Belle in the Hollywood Hills Hollywood Hills Home | Apr 16, 2013 watch video

    The Chicago trio plays reggae-ska flavored singles "Keep You" and "Backslider" from their 2013 debut album Isles in this poolside session.

  23. Indie: Video: Jukebox the Ghost at Aloft Indie Video: Jukebox the Ghost at Aloft Aloft Brooklyn Oct 15, 2014 Indie: Video: Jukebox the Ghost at Aloft Aloft Brooklyn | Oct 15, 2014 watch video

    Pianist-singer Ben Thornewill leads the D.C. power pop trio on "Postcard," "The Great Unknown" and others in this set from Brooklyn.

  24. Indie: Nellie McKay's Daytrotter Session, '09 Indie Nellie McKay's Daytrotter Session, '09 Daytrotter Studio Feb 23, 2009 Indie: Nellie McKay's Daytrotter Session, '09 Daytrotter Studio | Feb 23, 2009

    The wondrously kooky British singer-songwriter blends pop and jazz influences on tunes from Pretty Little Head and Obligatory Villagers.

  25. Indie: Toad the Wet Sprocket at Daytrotter Indie Toad the Wet Sprocket at Daytrotter Daytrotter Studio Jan 24, 2014 Indie: Toad the Wet Sprocket at Daytrotter Daytrotter Studio | Jan 24, 2014

    Singer Glen Phillips fronts the alt-rockers on "All I Want" from 1991's Fear and "California Wasted" from 2013's New Constellation.

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  1. Indie: Video: Red Baraat at SXSW, 2013 Indie Video: Red Baraat at SXSW, 2013 Stage On Sixth Mar 16, 2013 Indie: Video: Red Baraat at SXSW, 2013 Stage On Sixth | Mar 16, 2013 watch video

    The Brooklyn-based bhangra band plays "Chaal Baby," "Shruggy Ji" and other punjabi party numbers in this high-energy set from Austin.

  2. 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 band covers Neil Young's "Cinnamon Girl" and performs tunes from their album The Lion The Beast The Beat in 2013.

  3. Indie: Video: St. Vincent in San Francisco, '09 Indie Video: St. Vincent in San Francisco, '09 Great American Music Hall Feb 27, 2009 Indie: Video: St. Vincent in San Francisco, '09 Great American Music Hall | Feb 27, 2009 watch video

    The guitarist-singer-songwriter performs "Human Racing," "Your Lips Are Red" and other tunes from Marry Me in this compelling solo set.

  4. Indie: Video: The Wood Brothers' Paste Session Indie Video: The Wood Brothers' Paste Session Paste Magazine Offices Sep 4, 2008 Indie: Video: The Wood Brothers' Paste Session Paste Magazine Offices | Sep 4, 2008 watch video

    MM&W bassist Chris Wood, who turns 46 today, joins brother Oliver on "Lovin' Arms," "Walk Away" and other tunes from Loaded in this '08 set.

  5. Indie: Video: Allison Weiss from the Vault Indie Video: Allison Weiss from the Vault Wolfgang's Vault Nov 18, 2010 Indie: Video: Allison Weiss from the Vault Wolfgang's Vault | Nov 18, 2010 watch video

    The Georgia-born, Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter performs "You + Me + Alcohol," "I Was an Island" and more from ...Was Right All Along.

  6. Indie: The Black Angels in Hometown Austin, '08 Indie The Black Angels in Hometown Austin, '08 Red Eye Fly Mar 15, 2008 Indie: The Black Angels in Hometown Austin, '08 Red Eye Fly | Mar 15, 2008

    The neo-psychedelic garage rockers perform "Dove" and other darkly compelling, distortion-laced tunes from Directions To See A Ghost.

  7. Indie: JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound at SXSW Indie JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound at SXSW Outdoor Stage On Sixth Mar 15, 2012 Indie: JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound at SXSW Outdoor Stage On Sixth | Mar 15, 2012 watch video

    The Chicago-based high-energy neo soul band, led by the charismatic singer Brooks, performs tunes from Want More in this 2012 video.

  8. Indie: A Daredevil Daytrotter Session Indie A Daredevil Daytrotter Session Daytrotter Studio Jul 30, 2008 Indie: A Daredevil Daytrotter Session Daytrotter Studio | Jul 30, 2008

    Wisconsin's The Daredevil Christopher Wright performs "A Conversation About Cancer" and "My Attempts to Grow a Beard" in this 2008 set.

  9. Indie: Young the Giant in Austin, 2010 Indie Young the Giant in Austin, 2010 Big Orange Studios Dec 20, 2010 Indie: Young the Giant in Austin, 2010 Big Orange Studios | Dec 20, 2010

    Singer Sameer Gadhia fronts the California band on "I Got," "My Body" and other tunes from their self-titled debut at Big Orange Studios.

  10. Indie: Video: Frightened Rabbit's Paste Session Indie Video: Frightened Rabbit's Paste Session Paste Magazine Offices Aug 11, 2011 Indie: Video: Frightened Rabbit's Paste Session Paste Magazine Offices | Aug 11, 2011 watch video

    Scott Hutchinson leads the Scottish band on "Living in Colour" and "Nothing Like You" from their third album The Winter of Mixed Drinks.

  11. Indie: Video: Blind Pilot at Paste Ruins Indie Video: Blind Pilot at Paste Ruins Paste Ruins at Newport Folk Festival Jul 28, 2012 Indie: Video: Blind Pilot at Paste Ruins Paste Ruins at Newport Folk Festival | Jul 28, 2012 watch video

    The Portland-based indie folk band performs "Always," "Half Moon" and "Keep You Right" from We Are the Tide in this 2011 set from Newport.

  12. Indie: Video: Lucinda Black Bear at Paste, '08 Indie Video: Lucinda Black Bear at Paste, '08 Paste Magazine Offices Sep 16, 2008 Indie: Video: Lucinda Black Bear at Paste, '08 Paste Magazine Offices | Sep 16, 2008 watch video

    Guitarist-singer-songwriter Christian Gibbs leads the Brooklyn quintet on plaintive numbers like "All She Wanted," "Here I Am" and "Kites."

  13. Indie: Video: Kopecky Family Band at Paste Offices Indie Video: Kopecky Family Band at Paste Offices Paste Magazine Offices Jun 23, 2011 Indie: Video: Kopecky Family Band at Paste Offices Paste Magazine Offices | Jun 23, 2011 watch video

    The six-piece Nashville-based band performs "Angry Eyes" and other tunes from their debut album Kids Raising Kids in this 2011 session.

  14. Indie: Video: Justin Townes Earle in Iowa, 2010 Indie Video: Justin Townes Earle in Iowa, 2010 Codfish Hollow Barn Jul 4, 2010 Indie: Video: Justin Townes Earle in Iowa, 2010 Codfish Hollow Barn | Jul 4, 2010 watch video

    The alternative-country singer-songwriter (and son of Steve Earle) performs tunes from Midnight at the Movies and Harlem River Blues.

  15. Indie: Video: Steelism Aloft in Birmingham Indie Video: Steelism Aloft in Birmingham Aloft Birmingham Soho Square Dec 9, 2014 Indie: Video: Steelism Aloft in Birmingham Aloft Birmingham Soho Square | Dec 9, 2014 watch video

    The coolest instrumental band out of Nashville is led by a Midwesterner (guitarist Jeremey Fetzer) and a Brit (pedal steel player Spencer Cullum).

  16. Indie: The Rentals' Daytrotter Session Indie The Rentals' Daytrotter Session Daytrotter Studio Sep 24, 2007 Indie: The Rentals' Daytrotter Session Daytrotter Studio | Sep 24, 2007

    Bassist-songwriter and founding member of Weezer Matt Sharp leads his other group on "Life Without a Brain" from The Last Little Life.

  17. Indie: Video: Cake at Shoreline Amphitheatre, '99 Indie Video: Cake at Shoreline Amphitheatre, '99 Shoreline Amphitheatre Jun 18, 1999 Indie: Video: Cake at Shoreline Amphitheatre, '99 Shoreline Amphitheatre | Jun 18, 1999 watch video

    Frontman John McCrea leads the alt-rock band on "Sheep Go To Heaven" and a cover of the Gloria Gaynor disco hit "I Will Survive."

  18. Indie: Video: moe. at Woodstock '99 Indie Video: moe. at Woodstock '99 Woodstock 99 West Stage Jul 23, 1999 Indie: Video: moe. at Woodstock '99 Woodstock 99 West Stage | Jul 23, 1999 watch video

    See the jam band, which headlines the Catskills Chill this weekend, play "Spaz Medicine" and other tunes from Tin Cans and Car Tires.

  19. Indie: AA Bondy at Slim's, 2009 Indie AA Bondy at Slim's, 2009 Slim's Feb 26, 2009 Indie: AA Bondy at Slim's, 2009 Slim's | Feb 26, 2009 watch video

    The Alabama-born singer-songwriter-guitarist explores his dark muse on "Oh the Vampyre," "Killed Myself When I Was Young" and "Vice Rag."

  20. Indie: Video: Snowblink at the Simpson Barn Indie Video: Snowblink at the Simpson Barn Simpson Barn Oct 13, 2009 Indie: Video: Snowblink at the Simpson Barn Simpson Barn | Oct 13, 2009 watch video

    The Toronto band puts its ethereal touch on Patsy Cline's "Walking After Midnight," Michael Jackson's "Human Nature" and tunes from Long Live.

  21. Indie: The Polyphonic Spree Rolls Deep Indie The Polyphonic Spree Rolls Deep Studio Paradiso Oct 17, 2012 Indie: The Polyphonic Spree Rolls Deep Studio Paradiso | Oct 17, 2012

    The psychedelic choral rock band from Dallas led by charismatic Tim DeLaughter performs "Into The Light" and "Bullseye" in this 2012 set.

  22. Indie: Video: Scissors for Lefty at Slim's Indie Video: Scissors for Lefty at Slim's Slim's Mar 1, 2007 Indie: Video: Scissors for Lefty at Slim's Slim's | Mar 1, 2007 watch video

    The San Francisco band performs "Lay Down Your Weapons," "Ghetto Ways" and other tunes from Underhanded Romance in this 2007 set.

  23. Indie: Video: The Civil Wars at SXSW, 2011 Indie Video: The Civil Wars at SXSW, 2011 Stage On Sixth Mar 16, 2011 Indie: Video: The Civil Wars at SXSW, 2011 Stage On Sixth | Mar 16, 2011 watch video

    The duo of Joy Williams and John Paul White blend enchanting vocals on "Tip of My Tongue," "Forget Me Not" and tunes from Barton Hollow.

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