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The Velvet Underground and Nico

June 23, 2010 In this recurring series our latest intern, Lindsay Sanchez, reviews the groundbreaking album.

The Velvet Underground and Nico

June 23, 2010 In this recurring series our latest intern, Lindsay Sanchez, reviews the groundbreaking album.

Betty Davis

February 9, 2009 Hear a special Valentine's Day mix tape from All Songs Considered.

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The Velvet Underground and Nico

June 23, 2010 In this recurring series our latest intern, Lindsay Sanchez, reviews the groundbreaking album.

The Velvet Underground and Nico

June 23, 2010 In this recurring series our latest intern, Lindsay Sanchez, reviews the groundbreaking album.

The Velvet Underground and Nico

June 23, 2010 In this recurring series our latest intern, Lindsay Sanchez, reviews the groundbreaking album.

Betty Davis

February 9, 2009 Hear a special Valentine's Day mix tape from All Songs Considered.

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Top row, left to right: Laura Marling, Lorde, Mike Milosh of Rhye; middle row: Ty Segall, James Blake, Valerie June; bottom row: Khaela Maricich and Melissa Dyne of The Blow, Earl Sweatshirt, Lou Reed.

December 4, 2013 All Songs Considered's wide-ranging discussion of the music that meant the most in 2013.

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Christian Niccum and Dan Joye at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, Canada.

July 1, 2012 Olympic athlete Christian Niccum says the band helped him conquer the world's toughest luge track.

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Read And Listen

April 6, 2011 Picking music for a Sunday morning is tricky. What do you love to hear when the world is quiet?

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March 20, 2009 Japan has long been a cratedigger's paradise with an inexhaustible supply of esoteric treasures.

Lou Reed of the Velvet Underground.

November 12, 2000 Critics have marveled at how this album's influence is so vastly out of proportion with its sales.

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Bon Iver

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Charles Mingus

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Emerson String Quartet

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Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

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Wye Oak

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M.I.A.

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