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On 'Days Are Gone,' Three Sisters HAIM It Up

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Can the highly publicized band turn its hype into hits? Ken Tucker wants to join the fan club.

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The Philly band invites David Dye to its personal studio for a soulful session. The indie-rock group's new album, B-Room, just came out.

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Fall Music Preview

Our massive 2013 fall music preview is packed with new jams from M.I.A., Son Lux, Polica, Mount Eerie, Luscious Jackson and more.

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Rockers J. Roddy Walston & the Business bring their frenzied live show to Weekend Edition Sunday, and chat with host Rachel Martin about their new album, Essential Tremors.

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