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David Bowie's album, The Next Day, will come out on March 12.

Watch David Bowie, Rock's Shape Shifter, Returns

March 1, 2013 – After 10 years away, Bowie's new album, The Next Day, proves he's a perfect pop star for any era.

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The Temptations circa 1974. They are, clockwise from the left, Dennis Edwards, Melvin Franklin, Richard Street, Otis Williams and Damon Harris.

Watch Richard Street, Of The Temptations, Has Died

February 28, 2013 – He is the second former member of the fabled Motown group to pass away in two weeks.

Gary's Electric Studio in Brooklyn's Greenpoint neighborhood.

Watch How A Studio Changes Your Sound

February 28, 2013 – One recording studio in Brooklyn made a big difference on the sounds of two recent albums.

Beatport's singles chart.

Read SFX Entertainment Buys Beatport

February 27, 2013 – The dance music store, blog and chart is the latest acquisition in SFX's dance music buying spree.

Strict laws made it impossible for the Iranian singer Hani to pursue her dream in her home country.

Watch Exiled From Iran, A Singer Makes The Case For Beauty

February 28, 2013 – Strict laws made it impossible for the singer, Hani, to pursue her dream in her home country.

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Disgraced former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn leaves court in Paris Tuesday after attending a hearing regarding his seizure request for a new book by Argentinian-born Marcela Iacub detailing their liason.

Read The Operatic Potential Of DSK, A Modern Don Giovanni

February 26, 2013 – Could Dominique Strauss-Kahn's fall from grace make a compelling opera?

Stacking coins, not paper.

Read A Tiny Bit Of Good News For The Record Industry

February 26, 2013 – A report says there's reason to be optimistic about the market for recorded music around the world.

Ron Nine, Mitch Ebert, Eden Schwartz, Fiia McGann and Gretta Harley perform in These Streets, a new play based on a series of interviews with Seattle musicians.

Read Women Of Grunge Reclaim Rock History In 'These Streets'

February 26, 2013 – A new play celebrates the unsung stories of women in the Seattle music scene.

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The late conductor Wolfgang Sawallisch, captured in rehearsals for a recording of Wagner's Die Meistersinger.

Watch Remembering A Conductor Who Blossomed In Philadelphia

February 25, 2013 – A conductor formed in postwar Germany had a surprising late-life renaissance in the U.S.

Emmanuelle Riva in Michael Haneke's Amour.

Watch Music, The Food Of 'Amour'

February 23, 2013 – The Best Picture nominee about love at the end of life uses music sparingly but crushingly.

The band noori was invited by the State Department to tour the U.S., as part of a program called Center Stage.

Watch Music's New 'Real Ambassadors'

February 22, 2013 – A State Department program brings international musicians to Main Street America.

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Magic Slim performing in Memphis in April of 2011.

Watch Magic Slim, Chicago Bluesman, Dies At 75

February 21, 2013 – The singer and guitarist who led the Teardrops was known for his raw vocals and biting guitar.

G Dep in "Let's Get It."

Watch Where Does The Harlem Shake Actually Come From?

February 21, 2013 – It all started with mummies and a basketball tournament, depending on whom you ask.

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Gilda Grey, the dancer who is sometimes credited with naming the shimmy, in London in 1928.

Watch Long Before The Harlem Shake, We Did The Shimmy

February 21, 2013 – A century ago, a different dance craze swept from African-American clubs to the world.

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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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