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The National: 'We've Earned Our Stripes'

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Heavy Rotation: 10 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing

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New Music: Superchunk, John Vanderslice, Lily & Madeleine, More

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Eleanor Friedberger Unashamed Of Her Favorite Sounds

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Dirty Beaches: A Nomad Musician Starts Over (And Over, And Over)

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First Listen Live: Queens Of The Stone Age, '...Like Clockwork'

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The Doors' Keyboard Counterpoint Goes Silent: Remembering Ray Manzarek

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New Music: Baths, Jim Jarmusch, Sam Phillips, More

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Listen To Bonnie 'Prince' Billy & Dawn McCarthy On World Cafe

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Yngwie Malmsteen: 'I've Always Been A Little Bit Of An Extremist'

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