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Read Beyonce's New Album Is Entertainment's October Surprise
December 13, 2013 – The sudden release felt like a gift, but it was also a deft orchestration of the recording industry.
Read So Much For The 'Mozart Effect'
Read Remembering Jim Hall, A Different Sort Of Guitar God
December 11, 2013 – Musicians like Sonny Rollins, Julian Lage and John Scofield muse on one of the finest to ever strum.
Read Jay Z Tops Grammy Nominations
December 7, 2013 – The rap duo Macklemore & Ryan Lewis also dominated the nominations.
Watch Lorde Sounds Like Teen Spirit
Watch Remembering A Congolese Rumba King
December 2, 2013 – Tabu Ley Rochereau, who ruled dance floors across Africa, died in Belgium on Saturday.
Watch Serbian Composer Djuro Zivkovic Wins Grawemeyer Music Prize
December 1, 2013 – Hear On the Guarding of the Heart, the piece that earned the award for the Serbian-born composer.
Watch Drummer Chico Hamilton, West Coast Jazz Pioneer, Dies
November 26, 2013 – A linchpin of "cool" jazz, especially with his own '50s and '60s bands, he was 92.
Watch AK-47s, Accordions And Angels Of Death: Narcocorridos Hit The Big Screen
November 26, 2013 – Narco Cultura looks at violence by Mexico's drug cartels and the popular culture it has inspired.
Watch Hear Bruce Springsteen's New Single, 'High Hopes'
Read Writer's Block? Try Getting Competitive
Read Business As Usual At The Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival
November 14, 2013 – One of the electronic-dance calendar's more curious weekends still doesn't have much personality.
Watch Remembering 'Holy Minimalist' Composer John Tavener
November 12, 2013 – Britain's John Tavener, whose music was beloved by many far outside classical music, died Tuesday.
Read 'All Daps And Hugs': G-Side Reunites And Releases A New Song
November 12, 2013 – The Huntsville, Ala., musicians say now that they've grown as men, they're ready to clock back in.
Read What Today's Online Sharing Companies Can Learn From Napster
November 11, 2013 – Napster upended the music industry but didn't survive. New businesses are trying to avoid that fate.