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Dave Alvin And Roots-Rock's Guilty Women

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Dave Alvin's newest project takes the innovative singer-songwriter in a new direction.

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The Strawbs: Pop's Timeline Gets Unplugged

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The Strawbs' members are survivors. The 40-year-old band goes through its long history in a session.

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Japandroids: A Frantic Invasion

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Japandroids may be a duo, but it sure doesn't sound like one. The band covers Big Black at KEXP.

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