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June 17, 2009 Gather up some loved ones and a pitcher of iced tea, and let these songs set the tone.

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October 22, 2008 The sampling pioneer speaks about how sampling changed music and a new retrospective collection.

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December 16, 2005 Tom Moon's picks for the year's best CDs range from lo-fi indie folk to rediscovered jazz.

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