"I think it's a terrible critical sin to try to be different," says Robert Christgau, whose memoir Going into the City is a look back at his five decades of music writing. Joe Mabel/Wikipedia hide caption

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Gliss Riffer is the latest and perhaps most accessible album by electronic knob-twister Dan Deacon. Frank Hamilton/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The panel at our screening of The Spook Who Sat By The Door (from left to right): Dr. Greg Carr, Jamilah Lemieux, Cedric Shine and K. Nyerere Ture. Frannie Kelley for NPR hide caption

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Jimmy Page is remastering and reissuing all of the Led Zeppelin albums, along with previously unreleased recordings. Ross Halfin/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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