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Josh Ritter In Concert

Ritter's album, The Beast in Its Tracks, is by any definition a breakup record; every song finds him picking through a relationship's wreckage. Watch him perform the album's songs live.

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Cloud Cult's 'Love' Channels A Life Tested By Loss

Frontman Craig Minowa talks about tragedy in his past and how the group's new album, Love, reflects his own healing process.

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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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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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