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Read In Memoriam: Musicians We Lost In 2012
Watch It's Never Early To Think About 2013's Best Music
Read IMHO: A Survey About The Year In Music
Read 'Prayer Flags,' A Song About Waiting On Heavenly Help
December 29, 2012 – Inspired by Tibetan prayer flags flying near her home, Kristina Olsen spun a theological riddle.
Read Beck Explains 'Song Reader,' An Album Fans Perform Themselves
December 29, 2012 – The shape-shifting musician's latest release is less an album than a blueprint.
Watch Reflecting On EMI, An Industry Giant Felled In 2012
December 29, 2012 – The label's demise raises big questions about a business now dominated by just a few players.
Read Johnny Cash's Boyhood Home Tells The Story Of A Town
December 29, 2012 – With guidance from Cash's siblings, the tiny, dilapidated house is being painstakingly restored.
Watch The Most Stylish Music Videos Of 2012
Read Cafe Tacvba: A Legendary Mexican Rock Band Stays Fresh
December 28, 2012 – The group's vital sound fuses Mexican rock with universal lyrics and music from around the world.
Read What Happened To Music Writing This Year?
Read Music-Streaming Services Hunt For Paying Customers
December 27, 2012 – Pandora and Spotify have found it slow going as they wait for listening habits to shift.
Watch Rye Rye Just Wants To Be 'Young And Playful'
Watch The Killers Return, Guitar-Rock Holdouts In A Pop World
December 26, 2012 – One of few stadium-rock acts left on the radio, the band emerged from a five-year hiatus this fall.
Read Top 10 Top 40 Of 2012