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Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon came out March 1, 1973.

Watch Pink Floyd's 'Dark Side,' 40 Years Later

March 1, 2013 – Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton remember the first time they heard Pink Floyd's groundbreaking album.


David Bowie's album, The Next Day, will come out on March 12.

Watch David Bowie, Rock's Shape Shifter, Returns

March 1, 2013 – After 10 years away, Bowie's new album, The Next Day, proves he's a perfect pop star for any era.


Atoms For Peace's debut album is called Amok.

Read Atoms For Peace: Thom Yorke's Electronic Shadow-World

February 28, 2013 – Inside the fevered head of Radiohead's lead singer, ghosts and phantoms are still working overtime.


Detail from the cover art to Louis Armstrong Meets Oscar Peterson.

Read A List Of 5 Songs About ... Lists Jazz24

February 28, 2013 – Many jazz standards are about making lists. Here are five examples, from Louis Armstrong on. Jazz24

Lady Lamb the Beekeeper's debut album is titled Ripely Pine.

Watch Lady Lamb The Beekeeper Emerges From Behind The Counter

February 28, 2013 – Aly Spaltro's first studio album, Ripely Pine, features rearrangements of her basement recordings.


Gary's Electric Studio in Brooklyn's Greenpoint neighborhood.

Watch How A Studio Changes Your Sound

February 28, 2013 – One recording studio in Brooklyn made a big difference on the sounds of two recent albums.

Beatport's singles chart.

Read SFX Entertainment Buys Beatport

February 27, 2013 – The dance music store, blog and chart is the latest acquisition in SFX's dance music buying spree.

Richard Thompson performs live at the All Things Considered studio.

Read Richard Thompson: The Acoustics Behind 'Electric'

February 27, 2013 – The songwriter talks about the importance of staying curious, and performs live in the studio.


Aretha Franklin became a star on the Atlantic record label after leaving Columbia.

Read Aretha Franklin Before Atlantic: The Columbia Years

February 27, 2013 – Before Franklin found her voice at Atlantic, she recorded less successfully for another label.


Pope Benedict XVI addresses the audience at Milan's La Scala opera house where he heard a performance of Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 conducted by Daniel Barenboim.

Watch Benedict And Beethoven: The Outgoing Pope's Musical Life

February 27, 2013 – With retirement imminent, the Pope will have more time to indulge in his love of music.

Strict laws made it impossible for the Iranian singer Hani to pursue her dream in her home country.

Watch Exiled From Iran, A Singer Makes The Case For Beauty

February 28, 2013 – Strict laws made it impossible for the singer, Hani, to pursue her dream in her home country.


Stacking coins, not paper.

Read A Tiny Bit Of Good News For The Record Industry

February 26, 2013 – A report says there's reason to be optimistic about the market for recorded music around the world.

Ron Nine, Mitch Ebert, Eden Schwartz, Fiia McGann and Gretta Harley perform in These Streets, a new play based on a series of interviews with Seattle musicians.

Read Women Of Grunge Reclaim Rock History In 'These Streets'

February 26, 2013 – A new play celebrates the unsung stories of women in the Seattle music scene.


Emmanuelle Riva in Michael Haneke's Amour.

Watch Music, The Food Of 'Amour'

February 23, 2013 – The Best Picture nominee about love at the end of life uses music sparingly but crushingly.

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