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Read What Happened To Music Writing This Year?
Listen Music-Streaming Services Hunt For Paying Customers
December 27, 2012 – Pandora and Spotify have found it slow going as they wait for listening habits to shift.
Watch The Killers Return, Guitar-Rock Holdouts In A Pop World
December 26, 2012 – One of few stadium-rock acts left on the radio, the band emerged from a five-year hiatus this fall.
Read The Year In Pop Charts: Return Of The Monoculture
Watch 2 Chainz: A Pop Star For All Of Us
Listen Storied Cajun Record Shop Is Going Out Of Business
December 24, 2012 – Floyd's Record Shop in Ville Platte, La., is closing for good Christmas Eve.
Watch In Toronto, An Ad-Hoc Choir Becomes A Community
Listen The Rise, Fall And Redemption Of New Orleans' 'R&B Emperor'
December 23, 2012 – Ernie K-Doe pierced the national consciousness in 1961 with the song "Mother-in-Law."
Watch 'Kuduro,' The Dance That Keeps Angola Going
Read Classical Crib Sheet: Top 5 Stories This Week
Watch Loving Rush, With All My Heart And Brain
Watch Joe Strummer's Life After Death
Watch The Landfill Harmonic: An Orchestra Built From Trash
December 19, 2012 – An upcoming documentary highlights one extraordinary orchestra in Paraguay; watch the trailer.
Listen Singing Loud And Proud: Choir For LGBT Mormons Breaks Out KUER
December 14, 2012 – The choir believes it's making strides for a community that's long felt neglected by the LDS church. KUER
Listen Indian Musicians Remember Their Teacher, Ravi Shankar
December 14, 2012 – "He changed the whole approach to how an artist is perceived," says sitarist Shubhendra Rao.