Ann Powers Ann Powers is NPR Music's critic and correspondent. She writes for NPR's music news blog, The Record, and can be heard on NPR's newsmagazines and music programs.

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Open Your Hearts, Music Nerds: SXSW Advice From Ann Powers

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