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Dirty Beaches: A Nomad Musician Starts Over (And Over, And Over)

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First Listen Live: Queens Of The Stone Age, '...Like Clockwork'

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Listen To Mount Moriah On World Cafe

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The Doors' Keyboard Counterpoint Goes Silent: Remembering Ray Manzarek

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Clockwise from upper left: Baths, Daughter, Sam Phillips, The Front Bottoms, SQURL Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Music: Baths, Jim Jarmusch, Sam Phillips, More

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