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A scene from David Bowie's "Valentine's Day" video.

Watch New Video From David Bowie: 'Valentine's Day'

July 16, 2013 – Bowie's latest video isn't a big budget spectacle, but it is thrilling and intense.

Clockwise from upper left: Goldfrapp, Okkervil River, Beck, Light Heat, Sarah Neufeld

Read New Music: Beck, Okkervil River, Goldfrapp, More

July 16, 2013 – Bets are made and expectations are exceeded on this week's All Songs Considered.

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Jucifer performs at the Black Cat.

Watch Jucifer: NPR Front Row

July 17, 2013 – Watch the sludge-metal duo level a D.C. club with two songs from its new, Stalingrad-themed album.

Kingsley Flood

Watch First Watch: Kingsley Flood, 'Sigh A While'

July 17, 2013 – The video for the folk-rock group's "Sigh A While" is a single-shot ode to human failure.

Queens of the Stone Age, live at Apogee's Berkeley Street Studio in Santa Monica, Calif.

Watch KCRW Presents: Queens Of The Stone Age KCRW

July 17, 2013 – Watch Josh Homme and company perform "Keep Your Eyes Peeled" at KCRW's Apogee Sessions. KCRW

Radiation City perform live at opbmusic.

Watch Radiation City, 'Foreign Bodies' (Live) opbmusic

July 19, 2013 – Watch the growing Portland band perform "Foreign Bodies" at opbmusic's studios. opbmusic

Grant Hart has had an enigmatic career since his days drumming with the influential punk trio Hüsker Dü.

Read Hüsker Dü's Timekeeper Finds A Lost Paradise

July 21, 2013 – Grant Hart's latest project in an enigmatic solo career is an ambitious album with a biblical hook.

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Ebony Bones' new album, Behold, A Pale Horse, comes out August 5.

Read First Listen: Ebony Bones, 'Behold, A Pale Horse'

July 21, 2013 – The British songwriter and producer is an explosive performer who's unafraid to take creative risks.

Guards performs a Tiny Desk Concert in June 2013.

Watch Guards: Tiny Desk Concert

July 22, 2013 – Hear three sturdy pop songs from In Guards We Trust, performed live at the NPR Music offices.

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Junip performs live on KCRW's Morning Becomes Eclectic.

Watch Junip, 'Your Life, Your Call' (Live) KCRW

July 23, 2013 – Watch José González's rock band perform "Your Life, Your Call," from the trio's self-titled album. KCRW

Clockwise, from upper left: Sebadoh, Lucy Schwartz, Moderat and Kyle Morton of the band Typhoon

Read New Music: Sebadoh, Moderat, Typhoon And More

July 23, 2013 – Hear exclusive premieres from Sebadoh and Moderat, plus music from Typhoon and The Civil Wars.

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Jeff Lynne.

Read ELO's Jeff Lynne Describes His Work In The Studio WXPN

July 25, 2013 – The English songwriter has produced albums for famous artists from George Harrison to Tom Petty. WXPN

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J.J. Cale wrote hits including "After Midnight" and "Cocaine" for Eric Clapton.

Read Singer, Songwriter J.J. Cale Dead From Heart Attack At 74

July 27, 2013 – The musician wrote such hits as "After Midnight" and "Cocaine" for Eric Clapton.

Phosphorescent performs at the 2013 Newport Folk Festival.

Watch Phosphorescent, Live In Concert

July 27, 2013 – Watch Phosphorescent play the cosmic country song "Ride On/Right On" at the Newport Folk Festival.

Jim James gets his groove on.

Read The 2013 Newport Folk Festival In GIFs

July 29, 2013 – See Beck groove, Jim James twist and fans dance in the rain in endlessly looped pixels.

Coke Weed.

Listen World Cafe Next: Coke Weed WXPN

July 29, 2013 – Hear two songs from the indie-psych band's new album Back To Soft. WXPN

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Andrew Bird at the 2013 Newport Folk Festival

Watch Andrew Bird, Live In Concert

July 30, 2013 – Watch Andrew Bird collaborate with Tift Merritt as part of the 2013 Newport Folk Festival.

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Colin Meloy performs at the 2013 Newport Folk Festival.

Watch Colin Meloy, Live In Concert

July 30, 2013 – Watch members of The Decemberists and Laura Veirs join Meloy on a version of "Yankee Bayonet."

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Maxwell's, in Hoboken, N.J., hosted Bruce Springsteen, Nirvana and the Replacements, to name a few.

Read Maxwell's, The Beloved New Jersey Venue, Closes

July 30, 2013 – The club booked bands like R.E.M. and Yo La Tengo before and after they hit the big time.

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James McNew (left), Georgia Hubley and Ira Kaplan of Yo La Tengo perform live at opbmusic in Portland.

Watch Yo La Tengo, 'Cornelia And Jane' (Live) opbmusic

July 30, 2013 – Watch Ira Kaplan, Georgia Hubley and James McNew perform a beautiful song from their album Fade. opbmusic

British rockers Led Zeppelin pose in front of their private plane, dubbed "The Starship," in 1973.

Read On The Road To Rock Excess: Why The '60s Really Ended In 1973

July 30, 2013 – The new book What You Want Is in the Limo outlines a game-changing year in rock music and culture.

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The Orwells.

Watch First Watch: The Orwells, 'Who Needs You'

July 31, 2013 – Watch the new video by a thrilling, charismatic teen garage-rock band with infectious energy.

A still from "Born Liar."

Watch Skate Or Die In A New Wolf Eyes Video

August 1, 2013 – Punks seem to get all the skateboarding videos. Why shouldn't a metallic and cavernous noise band?

Savages drummer Fay Milton performs during the band's visit to KCRW.

Watch Savages, 'She Will' (Live) KCRW

August 1, 2013 – Watch the British post-punk band tear through the vicious "She Will," live in the studios at KCRW. KCRW

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