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Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds' new album, Push the Sky Away, comes out Feb. 19. Cat Stevens/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Reg Presley, The Voice Of 'Wild Thing,' Dies

The lead singer of The Troggs, who had a string of hits in the 1960s, was 71.

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At age 76, musician Kris Kristofferson is still writing songs. His new album is called Feeling Mortal. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Rock musician Dave Grohl recorded Nirvana's Nevermind at L.A.'s Sound City Studios; now, he's turned his musical memories of the place into a documentary film of the same name. Varrance Films hide caption

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Ron Sexsmith's new album, Forever Endeavour, comes out Feb. 5. Michael D'Amico/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Helio Sequence On World Cafe

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Hear the duo play songs from its new album and discuss the natural disaster that changed its sound.

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