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Two Princes: The Purple One Returns In Stereo

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Richard D. James, known as Aphex Twin since his distinctive three-armed logo began showing up in record bins two decades ago, released Syro this week after a prolonged break from recording. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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A Call From The Weird Fringes: Aphex Twin's 'Syro'

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Music Review: 'All Rise: A Joyful Elegy For Fats Waller'

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Music Reviews: 'Wired' And 'Appetite For Construction'

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Music Review: Sunny Sweeney's 'Provoked'

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Karen O's new debut album is called Crush Songs. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Karen O's Intimate, Unpolished Solo Debut

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In Tenor Saxophonist Mark Turner's New Album, The Music Unfolds Like A Narrative

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The New Pornographers Return With A 'Celebration Record' That's Fun To Figure Out

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On Final Recording, Joe Beck Exposes Possibilities Of The Guitar

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The Story Of Little Feat's Fame, Destruction And Revival

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At 71, Elvin Bishop Is Still Vigorous, And Can Do Wrong Right

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Album Review: 'The Voyager'

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