Prince performs in New York in 1981, on tour behind his third album, Dirty Mind. Richard E. Aaron/Redferns hide caption

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'His Music Does The Talking': Manager Owen Husney On Prince's Legacy
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Sense Of Place North Carolina: Squirrel Nut Zippers
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On Andrew Bird's Latest, Real Life Takes The Reins
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Beach Slang On Here & Now
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A Man Alive is Thao Nguyen's latest album with her band, Thao & the Get Down Stay Down. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Music Moment: Thao Nguyen
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All Songs +1: Iggy Pop & Josh Homme Talk 'Post Pop Depression'
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The Quiet Beatle's Long Shadow: Dhani Harrison On Sharing His Dad With The World
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Ra Ra Riot is known for making indie rock you can dance to. Their new album, Need Your Light, is out now. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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More Than Just 'Indie Rock With Strings': Ra Ra Riot On Evolving Together
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Animal Collective's new album, Painting With, comes out Feb. 19. Tom Andrew/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Animal Collective Walks In The Beach Boys' Footsteps (Literally)
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The Record Company at the World Cafe studio in Philadelphia. Galea McGregor/WXPN hide caption

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The Record Company On World Cafe
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Lucinda Williams' new album, The Ghosts of Highway 20, shows off her Southern roots. David McClister/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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On Her New Album, Lucinda Williams Is Driven, Not Comfortable
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Ane Brun's new album is called When I'm Free. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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For Singer Ane Brun, 'Freedom Is Really An Absence Of Fear'
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Alejandra Deheza finished the album SVIIB on her own after the death of her School of Seven Bells collaborator Benjamin Curtis. Clarke Tolton/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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School Of Seven Bells, A Musical Partnership Cut Short, Crosses The Finish Line
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Billboard named Brittany Howard its Women In Music "Powerhouse" artist in 2015. Eric Ryan Anderson/Contour by Getty Images hide caption

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Alabama Shakes' Brittany Howard On Small-Town Life, Big-Time Music
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Brooke Waggoner's song "Widow Maker" got its name and inspiration from a friend's real-life brush with heart trouble. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Making Sense Of A Song Called 'Widow Maker'
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David Bowie's new album, Blackstar, comes out Jan. 8. Jimmy King/Courtesy of the artist. hide caption

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All Songs +1: David Bowie Fulfills His Jazz Dream
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Jon Anderson & Jean Luc Ponty, “Owner Of A Lonely Heart” (Live)
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Wild Winter, a new seasonal album by the British band Smoke Fairies, frames the holidays with chilly ambivalence. Kamil Kustosz/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'Wild Winter' Inverts The Holiday Album Formula
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