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Read Prince Fans, Prepare For The Deluge

April 19, 2014 – After a deal with his old record label, Prince will reissue Purple Rain for its 30th anniversary.

The faithful follow penitentes — lay members of a Catholic brotherhood — to Mass at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Santa Cruz, N.M., on Holy Thursday in 2013.

Watch In New Mexico, A Brotherhood Of Ancient Hymns

April 18, 2014 – Life, death and piety are the recurring themes in the hauntingly beautiful hymns called alabados.

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The late virtuoso bassist Jaco Pastorius enjoyed only a relatively brief career, but was influential to musicians across genres.

Listen Why Metallica's Bassist Is Producing A Jazz Documentary GPB

April 18, 2014 – Metal superstar Robert Trujillo is funding a film of his hero, the late Jaco Pastorius. GPB

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Cheo Feliciano at the opening of The Fania All Stars 2013 world tour in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Read Salsa Legend Cheo Feliciano Dies

April 18, 2014 – One of the most respected figures in Latin music, Feliciano was a legend in Puerto Rico and beyond.

Sturgill Simpson's second album, Metamodern Sounds In Country Music, takes inspiration from both Ray Charles and research into near-death experiences.

Watch God, Drugs And Lizard Aliens: Yep, It's Country Music

April 17, 2014 – Listen closely to Sturgill Simpson's classic-sounding country and you'll hear plenty of surprises.

Herbie Hancock speaks at the American Academy of Arts and Sciences Induction Ceremony 2013 at Harvard University. The JJA awarded the pianist with a Lifetime Achievement Award on Tuesday.

Read Jazz Journalists Association Recognizes Its Musicians Of The Year

April 15, 2014 – Herbie Hancock and Wayne Shorter headline the musicians awarded for achievement in the year 2013.

A fan holds up a giant mask of Este Haim from the rock band HAIM at Coachella.

Read Coachella 2014 In Photos

April 15, 2014 – 115 shots — from HAIM to Pharrell — of the festival that kicks off the summer concert season.

Kanye West performing in New York City, 2012

Read Why We Fight About Pop Music

April 15, 2014 – Two music writers dig to the bottom of why other people's bad taste in music bothers us so much.

Alaska-based composer John Luther Adams has won the Pulitzer Prize for music with an homage to the sea called Become Ocean.

Listen Alaskan Composer Wins Pulitzer For 'Become Ocean'

April 14, 2014 – Alaska-based composer John Luther Adams won for his orchestral Become Ocean.

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Big Boi (left) and Andre 3000 perform on stage at Coachella during the first stop on OutKast's reunion tour.

Watch Reunited And It Feels A Little Awkward: OutKast At Coachella

April 14, 2014 – The rap duo and its fans might not have the same expectations about this summer's reunion tour.

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Rupa and the April Fishes' latest release, Live at the Independent, was recorded in concert at a San Francisco Walk Against Rape fundraiser.

Watch The Cross-Cultural Travels Of A Singing Doctor

April 13, 2014 – When not touring the world with her band, Rupa Marya is an internist at a San Francisco hospital.

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Listen Singer-Songwriter Jesse Winchester Dies

April 11, 2014 – Artists such as Emmylou Harris, Bonnie Raitt and Elvis Costello covered his songs. He was 69.

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"We're fans, just like the people that come to see us," says Rich Kosak (far right), who plays the role of KISS vocalist Paul Stanley in the Ohio tribute band Mr. Speed.

Watch These Aren't The Rock Hall Inductees You're Looking For

April 10, 2014 – Fans aside, the artists being inducted this year have also inspired scores of imitators.

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Two music writers dig to the bottom of why other people's bad taste in music bothers us so much.

Why We Fight About Pop Music

Two music writers dig to the bottom of why other people's bad taste in music bothers us so much.

Listen closely to Sturgill Simpson's classic-sounding country and you'll hear plenty of surprises.

God, Drugs And Lizard Aliens: Yep, It's Country Music

Listen closely to Sturgill Simpson's classic-sounding country and you'll hear plenty of surprises.

Alaska-based composer John Luther Adams won for his orchestral <em>Become Ocean</em>.

Alaskan Composer Wins Pulitzer For 'Become Ocean'

Alaska-based composer John Luther Adams won for his orchestral Become Ocean.

The rap duo and its fans might not have the same expectations about this summer's reunion tour.

Reunited And It Feels A Little Awkward: OutKast At Coachella

The rap duo and its fans might not have the same expectations about this summer's reunion tour.

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