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Massive Attack Rebuilds Its Own Sound

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Caroline Herring's latest album mixes timeless intimacy with Gothic tales of the modern South. Jeffrey Fasano hide caption

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Caroline Herring: Gothic Story Songs

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John Doe, The Sadies Rock The 'Country Club'

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'Texas Sheik' Mixes Old Sounds With New Style

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Them Crooked Vultures, a rock supergroup, was conceived over dragon's-breath soup. From left: John Paul Jones, Josh Homme and Dave Grohl. Dustin Rabin hide caption

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Music We Missed: Them Crooked Vultures

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Advances in digital technology over the past decade have made it easier and cheaper to distribute music online. But it's fans, not labels, who are taking the lead. Fensterbme via Flickr hide caption

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Obscure Music Finds An Outlet On The Web

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Rocker Patti Smith, 'Dream Of Life'

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Mads Tolling's new album The Playmaker features guest artists such as Stanley Clarke, Russell Ferrante and Stefon Harris. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Music We Missed: Mads Tolling's Violin Fusion

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In A New Biography, Monk Minus The Myth

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The Avett Brothers in Studio on World Cafe 9/24/09

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Ted Libbey And Fred Child Recommend Mahler's Symphony No. 2

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Waits Is Devilish In 'Imaginarium Of Dr. Parnassus'

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The Decade In Classical Recordings

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R.E.M.'s Michael Stipe Remembers Vic Chesnutt

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