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Kelly Clarkson's new holiday album is titled Wrapped in Red. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Bill Callahan's performance, at a historic synagogue in Washington, D.C., unfolded on a cool autumn night.

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Brendan Canning (right), co-founder of Broken Social Scene, gives host David Dye a tour of Toronto. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Ben Fong-Torres, author of Willin': The Story of Little Feat. Dan Dion/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Dave Mason performs live on Mountain Stage. Brian Blauser/Mountain Stage hide caption

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Some Things Never Stay The Same is the new album from Davin Wood (left) and Tim Heidecker, better known as Heidecker & Wood. Nick Weidner/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Marijuana Deathsquads, Live In Concert

See the Minneapolis-based noise-rock band's unforgettable set from the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C.

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The psychedelic southern rock band revisits the WXPN studio to discuss its new album, Corsicana Lemonade. Hear a soulful, three-song set from the group in Thursday's episode of World Cafe.

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Poliça, Live In Concert

Hear lead singer Channy Leaneagh and the rest of this exciting Minneapolis band recorded live at the 9:30 Club on Nov. 6, 2013.

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