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Over the Rhine is the married duo of Linford Detweiler and Karin Bergquist. The pair's new double album, Meet Me at the Edge of the World, is its 15th studio release.

Watch 'We Grow Songs': Over The Rhine On Making Untamed Music

August 30, 2013 – A new double album grows from the musical couple's deep and tangled roots in rural Ohio.


On June 15, the day that Pandora became a publicly traded company, traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange wore the company's insignia.

Read Can Streaming Services Make Money?

August 29, 2013 – Streaming services lose millions each year, but they insist that profitability is a matter of time.


Goodie Mob (from left to right, Big Gipp, T-Mo, Cee Lo Green and Khujo) at a Dodgers game the day the group's first album in 14 years was released.

Watch Goodie Mob Puts Crossover Acceptance On The Line

August 29, 2013 – The gift and the curse of the group's album is that Goodie Mob doesn't aspire to be anyone else.

Sathima Bea Benjamin in 1974.

Read How One Singer Made Four Debut Albums

August 29, 2013 – The late South African vocalist Sathima Bea Benjamin launched her career after several false starts.

American folk singer and activist Pete Seeger (left) adopted and helped popularize "We Shall Overcome" by teaching the song at rallies and protests. Here he sings with activists in Greenwood, Miss., in 1963.

Read The Inspiring Force Of 'We Shall Overcome'

August 28, 2013 – It is not a marching song. It is not necessarily defiant. It is a promise.


Trent Reznor (left) of the industrial rock band Nine Inch Nails, which puts its seventh album, Hesitation Marks, out next Tuesday. Rapper Earl Sweatshirt (right) released his major label debut on Tuesday.

Watch Nine Inch Nails And Earl Sweatshirt Explore Darkness

August 28, 2013 – New albums by Nine Inch Nails and Earl Sweatshirt offer distinct visions of anxiety and isolation.

New York native Richard Tucker in the title role of Offenbach's The Tales Of Hoffmann.

Watch Singing And Sandwiches For A Tenor's Centennial

August 28, 2013 – New York City honors tenor Richard Tucker, a mainstay at the Met Opera for three decades.

Julia Holter's latest album is titled Loud City Song.

Watch Julia Holter's 'Loud City Song' Is A Story On Top Of A Story

August 25, 2013 – The experimental musician's latest album is loosely based on the 1958 film musical Gigi.


The Renaissance Street Singers give a performance at the Winterdale Arch, near the West 81st Street gate in Central Park.

Watch Atheists Take Old Hymns Out Of The Chapel And Into The Streets

August 25, 2013 – For 40 years, the Renaissance Street Singers have given free public performances of sacred music.


Franz Ferdinand's latest album is titled Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action.

Watch Franz Ferdinand's Alex Kapranos On The Importance Of Structure

August 24, 2013 – "Too much jamming kills the band," the leader of the Glasgow quartet says of his new album.


Albert Murray in 1974.

Read What Albert Murray Taught Us About Jazz

August 24, 2013 – The late author and cultural theorist was behind many of the ways jazz music is commonly perceived.

The hook in Vanilla Ice's song "Ice Ice Baby" was based on a passage from "Under Pressure" by David Bowie and Queen, but the rapper denied the similarity at first.

Read Haven't I Heard This Song Before?

August 23, 2013 – Pop music is built on making the familiar sound just new enough to be intriguing.


Jerry "Swamp Dogg" Williams, Jr. Charles Hughes quotes the songwriter and performer as saying, "Everything I write and sing comes out country, and that's why I have to take so much time in arrangements and instrumentation, because — if not — I'd just be cutting a bunch of country records with black people. And we know that black people are not makin' it in country."

Read Race And Country Music Then And Now

August 23, 2013 – Is the red Solo cup (to quote a Toby Keith lyric) half full or half empty?

Kendrick Lamar performing in the Netherlands three days before his verse shook up the rap world.

Watch The Blast Radius Of Kendrick Lamar's 'Control' Verse

August 22, 2013 – He said what we've all been saying: rappers need to try harder.

Read A Unique Digital Music Service, For Locals Only

August 22, 2013 – A small college town's library has launched a digital music service that focuses on local artists.


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