When Pink Floyd released Dark Side of the Moon in 1973, it was a breakthrough for the band's label, Harvest Records. MDV/Flickr Creative Commons hide caption

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Making The Label Matter: A Record Company's Return From Obscurity

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Strand Of Oaks recorded John Richards' favorite track of the year (so far). Dusdin Condren/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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04Shut In

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Heavy Rotation: 10 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing

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Jenny Lewis' new album, The Voyager, arrived on July 29. Autumn de Wilde/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Jenny Lewis On World Cafe

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Saintseneca: Tiny Desk Concert

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Andrija Tokic in his East Nashville studio, The Bomb Shelter. Joshua Shoemaker/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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"Crash On The Highway" by Hurray For The Riff Raff

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Hear Two Songs From Sam Morrow

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01Violently Wild

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Gist Is

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Spider Bags' new album, Frozen Letter, comes out Aug. 5. Jeremy M. Lange/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Frozen Letter

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Fin Greenall, the singer-songwriter behind the band Fink, began his music career as a DJ. Tommy N Lance/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Life Beyond The Dance Floor

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Eric Clapton's new album, The Breeze, honors the late J.J. Cale. Brian Rooney/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Eric Clapton And J.J. Cale: Notes On A Friendship

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