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Thursday SXSW check-ins

Credit: Katie Hayes Luke for NPR

Mark Wheat gave The Morning Show a call Thursday morning to talk about NPR Music’s showcase at Stubb’s Wednesday night which featured the highly anticipated return of Fiona Apple, as well as Sharon Van Etten, Dan Deacon, The Alabama Shakes and Andrew Bird. Andrea Swensson chatted with Barb Abney more about her interview with Martin Dosh and Jeremy Ylvisaker, and Mark again checked in with Mary for a review of the Polica show at The Parish and some details on his and Bob Boilen’s interview with Channy and Chris.

Mark Wheat SXSW check-in — The Morning Show

Andrea Swensson SXSW check-in with Barb Abney

Mark Wheat SXSW check-in with Mary Lucia

Listen to the performances mentioned in these clips:
Sharon Van Etten, Live In Concert: SXSW 2012
Dan Deacon, Live In Concert: SXSW 2012
The Alabama Shakes, Live In Concert: SXSW 2012
Andrew Bird, Live In Concert: SXSW 2012