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

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Omar Souleyman: America's Favorite Syrian Wedding Singer
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Jason Bentley Interviews Disclosure
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Electronic Music's Godfather Isn't Done Innovating
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A-Trak and Metropolis host Jason Bentley. Larry Hirshowitz/KCRW hide caption

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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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AlunaGeorge Finds A Natural Groove, By Accident
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OMD: New-Wavers Look Backward To Go Forward
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Daft Punk's latest album is Random Access Memories, the duo's first record since 2005 David Black/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Listen To Daft Punk Speak About Their Favorite Songs
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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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Bonobo: Challenging Music's 'Borders,' Finding A New Frontier
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Toro y Moi's latest album is titled Anything in Return. Andrew Paynter/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Toro Y Moi: A Pioneer Of 'Chillwave' On California's Complications
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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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Calvin Harris On Dance-Pop As A 'Futuristic Experiment'
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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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Adrian Sherwood: Dub Without Borders
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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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Pet Shop Boys Leave 'West End' To Explore 'Elysium'
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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'
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Esau Mwamwaya and Johan Karlberg perform and record as The Very Best. Niall Kenny/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Very Best: A Would-Be Lion Chaser's Backup Plan
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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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"Shake Your Body" by Jeanette Thomas
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Tanlines: Grown-Up Problems, With A Beat
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Suzanne Ciani's new retrospective album, Lixiviation 1969-1985, presents long-form works alongside her many commercial projects. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Suzanne Ciani, Trailblazing Synth Musician, Looks Back
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