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In The Studio With The Gear Geek Who Wrote 'More Than A Feeling'

The mastermind behind the rock group Boston demonstrates how he created the band's unique sound.

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Beers And Lovesick Doo-Wop: At Home With Los Romanticos

The Mexican band invites Alt.Latino and Fusion into its house for lively conversation and fun music.

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In Practice

David Byrne And St. Vincent

Peek behind the curtain at the final rehearsal for the two musicians' magical live show.

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In Practice

Jeremy Denk

The pianist has his own personal "piano boot camp." Actually, it's his cramped Manhattan apartment.

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All Songs Considered

Special Delivery: The Postal Service Story

Jimmy Tamborello and Ben Gibbard reflect on Give Up, which emerged from a casual collaboration.

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World Cafe: Sense Of Place

A Backstage Glimpse Of The Grand Ole Opry


Nashville singer-songwriter Elizabeth Cook takes us behind the scenes at the Grand Ole Opry.

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Project Song

Moby: One Song, Two Days, Three Versions

On Project Song, Moby and Kelli Scarr finished writing and recording "Gone to Sleep" in record time.

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Morton Subotnick's Practice Space


Get a glimpse of the first ever analog synthesizer and take a tour of the couple's New York home.

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In Practice

Jonathan Biss

A building demolition inadvertently helps the pianist discover the perfect practicing solution.

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In Practice

New York Polyphony

Cathedrals aren't easy to come by, so the vocal group falls back on a modest-sized living room.