Omar Souleyman's new album, Wenu Wenu, is out now. Hisham Bharoocha/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Pretty Lights On Music 'For When The Power Goes Out'

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The superstar EDM DJ visits with KCRW's Jason Bentley to discuss his new album, A Color Map Of The Sun.

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Felix Da Housecat performs live at Los Angeles' The Monday Social party. KCRW hide caption

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George Reid and Aluna Francis have become darlings of the European music festival circuit without releasing an album. Body Talk, their full-length debut as AlunaGeorge, is out Monday. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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OMD: New-Wavers Look Backward To Go Forward

The British duo, whose song "If You Leave" will forever be linked to John Hughes' seminal teen film Pretty In Pink, began making music when the members were teens themselves.

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Bonobo's new album is titled The North Borders. Andrew De Francesco/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Toro Y Moi: A Pioneer Of 'Chillwave' On California's Complications

For electro-pop artist Toro y Moi, change is hard — but not necessarily uncomfortable.

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Scottish producer Calvin Harris presents the fruits of a prolific year and a half on the new album 18 Months. Rukes/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Ambient music composer William Basinski says the four-volume work, now a box set, saved his life. James Elaine hide caption

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Adrian Sherwood's latest album, Survival and Resistance, was released on Sherwood's own On-U Sound label in August. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Pet Shop Boys' new album is called Elysium. Ann Suma/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Dan Deacon's latest project combines his signature electronic sound with live musicians and instruments. Shawn Brackbrill/Courtesy of Domino Records hide caption

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Dan Deacon On Computers, College And 'Electronic Music'

He is one of the few pop electronic dance musicians also consistently described as a composer.

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A fan of soul and disco, Nemiah Mitchell, Jr. (left) let the taste of his son, Vince Lawrence, shape the output of his record labels Mitchbal and Chicago Connection. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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This Old Chicago House: EDM's Family Roots

The compiler of a boxset that resurrects early Chicago house music traces the scene's prehistory to the relationship between a father and son who were ahead of the curve.

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Tanlines: Grown-Up Problems, With A Beat

On its highly danceable debut, the Brooklyn duo reasons that growing older often means accepting a certain level of uncertainty.

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Suzanne Ciani, Trailblazing Synth Musician, Looks Back

The electronic music pioneer has a new retrospective album out, featuring her commercial jingles and sound effects, as well as long-form piece.

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