Dave Grohl reunited with his old friend Butch Vig (at console), the producer of Nirvana's Nevermind, for the making of Sound City: Real to Reel. Sami Ansari/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Josh Ritter performs The Beast in Its Tracks at Le Poisson Rouge. Ebru Yildiz for NPR hide caption

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Cloud Cult's new album is titled Love. Cody York/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Clockwise from upper left: Flaming Lips, Sufjan Stevens, Maria Schneider, Surfer Blood. Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Sound City: Real to Reel, the soundtrack to a new documentary directed by Dave Grohl, comes out March 12. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Marnie Stern's new album, The Chronicles of Marnia, comes out March 19. Michael Benabib/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Robyn Hitchcock's latest album is called Love from London. Michèle Noach/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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All Songs Considered

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's album, The Next Day, will come out on March 12. Jimmy King/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Unknown Mortal Orchestra performs live at the Rock and Roll Hotel in Washington, D.C. Lizzie Chen/NPR Music hide caption

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Foxygen performs live at the Rock and Roll Hotel in Washington, D.C. Lizzie Chen/NPR Music hide caption

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Richard Thompson performs live at the All Things Considered studio. Claire O'Neill/NPR hide caption

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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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