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A Tribe Called Red Breaks Down Its 'Powwow-Step' Style

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"This moment is surreal," Lalin St. Juste says. "Because here it is, this song that I've written about her — and now it's taking on a life of its own." Emalyn Lopez/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Musician Lalin St. Juste On Writing Through Grief

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"Music is science more than art, and it is the main code of the universe," Vangelis says. Stathis Zalidis/Decca hide caption

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From Composer Vangelis, A True Story Set In Outer Space

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Jace Clayton, a.k.a. DJ /rupture. Erez Avissar/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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In 'Uproot,' A DJ Traces Modern Music's Tangled Family Tree

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Moby's new memoir, Porcelain, is a tale of dance clubs, DJs, and New York City in the 1990s. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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In 'Porcelain,' Moby Searches For Validation And Finds Unlikely Success

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"There had never even been a Canadian DJ that made it to the finals, period," says Alain Macklovitch, aka A-Trak. "And I came in and I won." Kenneth Cappello/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Before Leaping Onto Kanye's Records, A-Trak Forged A Career From Scratch

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On 'Junk,' M83's Anthony Gonzalez Reconnects With His Past

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Man Recordings founder Daniel Haaksman mixed our inaugural Guest Dose. Stefan Korte/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Guest Dose: Daniel Haaksman

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Odesza's latest album, In Return, is out now. Tonje Thilesen/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Odesza: Love Songs For A Digital Age

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As Hot Sugar, Nick Koenig makes what he calls "associative music" out of sounds plucked from everyday life. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Hot Sugar Makes Music Out Of Anything And Everything

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Disclosure's new album, Caracal, comes out Sept. 25. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Disclosure On Subverting Dance Music Stereotypes And Writing With Sam Smith

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FKA twigs' new EP is called M3LL155X (pronounced "Melissa"). It follows a breakthrough year in which her debut album, LP1, was nominated for the Mercury Prize. Dominic Sheldon/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'I'm Not Scared Of Learning': FKA Twigs On Submission And Control

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Aquaria, the new album by BOOTS, comes out November 13. Eliot Lee Hazel/Nasty Little Man PR hide caption

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Don't Know BOOTS? Here's Why You Should Listen Now

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"People like me, DJs and producers, have a bigger say and a bigger voice than we've ever had before," says Thomas Wesley Pentz, better known as Diplo. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Chasing The Future, Diplo Makes The Hits Of Today

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The song "Home" from Holly Herndon's new album, Platform, concerns being honest with ourselves about technology so that as a society we can figure out how to make things better. Bennet Perez/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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An Invasion Of Intimacy, And The Song That Followed

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Passion Pit's Michael Angelakos: 'I Was Really Pretty Lost'

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Manatee Commune: A Solo Violist Hears Symphonies In Wires

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Alan Wilkis is the founder of the electronic act Big Data. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Big Data: Dance Floor Jams For The Cyber-Paranoid

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Seinabo Sey performs at The Fader Fort during this year's SXSW music festival in Austin, Texas. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

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Seinabo Sey Touches Down In Austin

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Jason Bentley Interviews MK

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Gliss Riffer is the latest and perhaps most accessible album by electronic knob-twister Dan Deacon. Frank Hamilton/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'You Have To Be Bored': Dan Deacon On Creativity

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Flying Lotus's new album is called You're Dead! Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Music From Death's Doorstep: A Conversation With Flying Lotus

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York Factory Complaint's Ryan Martin (left) and vocalist Michael Berdan. Gillian Bowling/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Song Premiere: York Factory Complaint, 'Loved'

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