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50 years after the band was founded, The Zombies still count as a discovery for many attendees of SXSW. Here, Rod Argent (left) and Jim Rodford play to a warm reception on the festival's final night at Brazos Hall in Austin, Texas.

Listen SXSW 2013, Day Five: Introductions And Goodbyes

March 18, 2013 – Tired feet and little sleep didn't stop the All Songs team from a great time in Austin this year.


Justin Timberlake performed Saturday at the Myspace Secret Show during the SXSW Music Festival in Austin, Texas. His new album — his first in seven years — is The 20/20 Experience.

Watch Justin Timberlake's Musical Vision Isn't '20/20'

March 18, 2013 – The multifaceted star's first album since 2006, The 20/20 Experience, offers a muddy view of pop.


Stevie Nicks speaking on stage at the 2013 South by Southwest Music Festival in Austin, Texas.

Watch Stevie Nicks: 'When We Walk Into The Room, We Have To Float In Like Goddesses'

March 17, 2013 – The Fleetwood Mac singer tells Ann Powers her lessons from a life at the peak of the music industry.

A coach and high school students work on Osvaldo Golijov's Passion According to St. Mark with the composer (right) in November 2012.

Watch How Does A Jewish Artist Tell The Ultimate Christian Story?

March 17, 2013 – An Argentine composer's vivid Passion According to St. Mark presents "a Latin American Jesus."


Kacey Musgraves' new album is titled Same Trailer Different Park.

Watch Kacey Musgraves, Country Music's New 'Golden' Girl

March 16, 2013 – Hailing from the tiny Texas town of Golden, the 24-year-old singer is disarmingly nimble with words.


Noise-rock band KEN mode pummeling Red 7 at SXSW 2013.

Listen SXSW 2013, Day Four: Deep Thoughts

March 16, 2013 – Our team in Austin gets a little punchy but still experiences moments of sincere and genuine bliss.


Charles Lloyd performs with pianist Jason Moran in Munich in early 2013.

Read 75 Years Of Charles Lloyd, Jazz's Spirit Warrior

March 15, 2013 – Hear five tunes spanning the saxophonist's career, from '60s mysticism to modern spirituals.

Strachwitz and Ry Cooder backstage at Arhoolie's 50th anniversary celebration.

Watch Arhoolie Records: 50 Years Of Digging For Down-Home Music

March 16, 2013 – Chris Strachwitz began distributing hard-to-find blues, Cajun and Latino music in the early 1960s.


Charles Lloyd, 75, continues to tour widely.

Read The 'Singing Sound' Of Saxophonist Charles Lloyd

March 15, 2013 – The charismatic musician has backed Howlin' Wolf and B.B. King and toured with The Beach Boys.


Thom Yorke.

Read Atoms For Peace Doing It Live, Sort Of

March 15, 2013 – Despite its billing as a "DJ Set," the show Thursday night was another thing completely.

Duane Allman of The Allman Brothers Band lived to play music. A new box set, Skydog, collects the legendary body of work he produced before his death in 1971.

Read Duane Allman: Guitar Playing That 'Gets Inside Of You'

March 16, 2013 – A new box set, compiled by Allman's daughter, chronicles the late axe-man's legendary body of work.


The Flaming Lips on stage at the Belmont in Austin, Texas. The band played its 2002 album, Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots.

Listen SXSW 2013, Day Three: What We Waited In Line For

March 15, 2013 – A day at SXSW filled with tough decisions, missed opportunities and happy accidents.


R&B singers Nicole Wray and Terri Walker have teamed up as the duo Lady.

Read Lady: Two Soul Stalwarts Find A New Groove Together

March 14, 2013 – After promising solo careers that peaked early, Nicole Wray and Terri Walker have joined forces.


Wan Joon Kim (right), with his son Kirk and wife, Boo Ja, at their stall inside the Compton Swap Meet last January.

Watch Gangsta Rap Swap Meet Proprietor Wan Joon Kim Has Died

March 14, 2013 – Kim sold some of the earliest work of DJ Quik and Eazy-E when few stores would sell their music.


Pianist Valentina Lisitsa, who jump-started her stalled-out career by posting videos on YouTube.

Watch The Classical Pianist With 55 Million YouTube Hits

March 14, 2013 – First get millions of fans, then the recording contract: still a new idea in classical music.

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