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The Decemberists, on the Move WXPN-FM

The Decemberists are a five-piece indie-pop band out of Portland, Ore. Their new album, Picaresque, has regularly been cited as a favorite of critics and fans in 2005.

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Singer Matisyahu, Keeping It Kosher WXPN-FM

The rap and beat-box skills of the world's first Hasidic Jewish reggae star can be heard on new CD.

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Pink Martini Plays It Cool WXPN-FM

The music of Pink Martini melds jazz and cinematic themes with driving rhythms and exotic vocals.

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Hugh Masekela Taps His Deep Roots WXPN-FM

Hugh Masekela comes from an extensive jazz background; he is also known as one of the greatest innovators in world fusion. Now Masekela has a new CD, Revival, that draws on pop, jazz and R&B influences.

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'Times' for a Camper Van Beethoven Reunion WXPN-FM

The indie stalwarts of the 1980s are back with a concept record: New Roman Times.

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Robert Plant, 'Mighty Rearranger' WXPN-FM

Led Zeppelin singer Robert Plant has continued to push his musical boundaries.

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Joe Henry Gets Stars Aligned for 'Soul' WXPN-FM

For his latest project, the singer-songwriter brings together soul royalty Mavis Staples and Billy Preston, among others. Playing behind the singers was a skilled and smooth Allen Toussaint-led house band.

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Ike Reilly Assassination: 'Junkie Faithful' WXPN-FM

The Ike Reilly Assassination has just released Junkie Faithful.

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Brian Setzer Orchestra, Diggin' a Crazy Christmas WXPN-FM

The Brian Setzer Orchestra has recorded a new Christmas album: Dig That Crazy Christmas.

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North Mississippi Allstars: Down and Dirty WXPN-FM

The North Mississippi Allstars combine country, blues and rock to make their rollicking music.