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The Decade In Music: '00s

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Jay-Z

November 9, 2009 NPR Music highlights some of the most significant musical moments of the '00s.

Earbud

December 2, 2009 The way we experience music has exploded with this past decade's proliferation of the MP3 file.

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Joe Strummer

December 31, 2009 Hear remembrances of some of the legendary artists we lost in the past decade.

digital mixer

December 31, 2009 Recorded music in the past decade has gotten louder, and the ubiquity of MP3s changed what we hear.

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Of Montreal's Kevin Barnes

December 3, 2009 How has technology changed the relationship between musicians and their fans?

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Rihanna in the video for Umbrella; courtesy of Def Jam

December 31, 2009 Nothing illustrates the importance of singles sales this decade more clearly than the summer hit.

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An iPod

December 22, 2009 It wasn't the first player to offer music on the go, but its impact on the decade is undeniable.

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Vinyl

December 30, 2009 Fans are taking the lead in digitizing cherished, out-of-print records, though not always legally.

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OK Go's Here It Goes Again video; courtesy of the artists

December 28, 2009 The video-sharing site has given us new shortcuts to fame, nostalgia and togetherness.

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