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Pink Floyd's 'Dark Side,' 40 Years Later

Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton remember the first time they heard Pink Floyd's groundbreaking album.

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The Record

David Bowie, Rock's Shape Shifter, Returns

After 10 years out of the public eye, the new album from Bowie, The Next Day, proves he's still a compelling pop star in today's music world.

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Unknown Mortal Orchestra In Concert

Hear the psych-rock trio douse a sold-out Washington, D.C., crowd in an epic wash of guitar noise during an hour-long performance at the Rock and Roll Hotel.

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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. Courtesy of These Streets hide caption

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Chelsea Light Moving's self-titled debut comes out March 5. Carlos van Hijfte/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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World Cafe

Next: Jacco Gardner

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The Dutch multi-instrumentalist's debut album, Cabinet of Curiosities, recalls and updates the ornately orchestrated baroque pop sound of the 1960s.

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Waxahatchee's new album, Cerulean Salt, comes out March 5. Jesse Riggins/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Johnny Marr's new solo album is called The Messenger. Jon Shard/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Prepare Thy 'Sky Burial': The Lumbering Heft Of Inter Arma

Built on a lumbering riff, Inter Arma subdivides "The Survival Fires" with rolling blast-beats.

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Camper Van Beethoven On World Cafe

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The band's first album in nine years, La Costa Perdida, explores its California roots and midlife nostalgia.

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