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Read Bombino: A Desert Rock 'Nomad' Rolls Into Nashville
April 2, 2013 – The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach adds sonic heft to the Tuareg guitar virtuoso's latest album.
Read Back In The Studio, Neko Case Recovers 'That Fire'
April 2, 2013 – Morning Edition checks in with the singer-songwriter as she refinishes her first album since 2009.
Watch Bridging Arabic And Western Music With An Unusual Instrument
March 31, 2013 – Ibrahim Maalouf's four-valve trumpet plays "blue notes" common to jazz and Middle Eastern styles.
Watch Producer Phil Ramone, Who Made The Simple Sublime, Dies
March 30, 2013 – Phil Ramone made classic albums by Paul Simon and Bob Dylan by keeping his own work invisible.
Watch Remembering Paul Williams, Founder Of Rock Magazine 'Crawdaddy!'
March 30, 2013 – Paul Williams started the first American rock magazine as a college student in 1966.
Watch Jace Clayton Revives A Forgotten Voice From New York's Vanguard
March 30, 2013 – Clayton's new album is a tribute to Julius Eastman, a singular composer who burned out too early.
Watch In South Africa, A Reggae Legacy Lives On
Read The Women In Charge Of The Band WFIU
Read 10 Great Album Art Fake-Outs
Read The Good Friday 5: Musical Passion Stories You Must Hear
March 28, 2013 – Before Easter, hear five powerful and diverse musical portrayals of Jesus' last days.
Watch The Many Sounds Of 1993 Bay Area Rap
Read Heavy Rotation: 5 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing
March 26, 2013 – Download songs by CHVRCHES, Joey Bada$$, Frightened Rabbit, Lady Lamb the Beekeeper and Tame Impala.
Watch Depeche Mode: A Dark And Steady 'Machine' KCRW
Watch The 'Girl Who Got Away': Dido Gets Free
Read Merritt And Dinnerstein: Bridging Their Worlds