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Watch Afghan Whigs: Songs Of Love Gone Wrong, Done Right
May 25, 2012 – After a decade away, the band's songs of intense, complicated desire still lay our reality bare.
Read An Uncommon 'Riddle': Joshua Redman Covers His Musical Peer
May 25, 2012 – The saxophonist performs a piece by his contemporary — a practice much rarer than you might think.
Watch Eurovision 2012: The Babushki Make It To The Final
May 25, 2012 – Six grandmothers, a half-Congolese Ukrainian singer and more are competing in Baku, Azerbaijan.
Read Metalheads Are People, Too
Read Your New 'American Idol' Is (Surprise!) A Laid-Back Dude With An Acoustic Guitar
May 24, 2012 – American Idol crowned another guy alot like the guys they've been crowning for several seasons.
Listen Glad To See You Again: Joey Ramone's Unearthed Demos
May 24, 2012 – The singer left behind a number of song fragments, now collected and cleaned up on a new album.
Read 'It Can't Be Done': The Difficulty Of Growing A Jazz Audience
May 23, 2012 – Pianist and composer Kurt Ellenberger urges musicians to "make money doing something else."
Read An Online Debate Of Operatic Intensity: The Met And Its Critics
May 23, 2012 – An online firestorm between the Met Opera, music critics and fans triggers crucial questions.
Listen It's The End Of 'Idol' (And I Feel Fine)
Listen The More Serious Bee Gee: Robin Gibb Remembered
Watch Millions Of People Go By: Doug Aitken's 'Song 1' Distills City Life
May 20, 2012 – This spring, a piece of public art used a pop song to illustrate what binds the lives of strangers.
Read Around The Jazz Internet: May 18, 2012
Read Around The Classical Internet: May 18, 2012
Listen The Harmonica-Playing Baron Of Belgium WBGO
Watch Remembering 'A Born God' Among Singers: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
May 18, 2012 – One of the titans of classical singing in the 20th century has died at age 86.