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Impromptu Logistical Networks Assist Protesters Behind The Scenes

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Moses Sumney moved from LA to Asheville, N.C. ahead of writing his latest album, grae. "Lyrically and thematically, I was able to channel something bigger than me in a much clearer way," he says. Francis Kokoroko/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Moses Sumney Puts The Industry Behind Him And Explores The In-Between On 'Grae'

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Sweet Crude sings modern indie pop in Louisiana French, a centuries-old dialect. "We had this intention of giving this very old dialect a brand new set of clothes," band member Sam Craft says. Augusta Sagnelli/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Old Language, New Clothes: Sweet Crude On Singing Modern Pop In Louisiana French

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Silver Landings is Mandy Moore's first new album in over a decade. "I feel like this fully realized version of myself making music again" she tells NPR's Ari Shapiro. Carter Smith/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Mandy Moore On Self-Forgiveness And Her Musical Reawakening On 'Silver Landings'

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Sir John Eliot Gardiner and the Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique are performing all nine of Beethoven's symphonies in a series of concerts celebrating the composer's 250th birthday. Chris Lee/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Revisiting Beethoven's Beloved, Radical Symphonies For His 250th Birthday

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One of the pioneers of London's acid house scene, Andrew Weatherall had an influential career as an electronic music artist, DJ and producer. John Barrett/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Andrew Weatherall, Champion Of Underground Music, Dies At 56

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"It's almost a dying art form in that people cherry-pick songs and put them on playlists and so, I don't know that the listening audience really ever gets the sense of the full artistic statement," Sheryl Crow says. Dove Shore/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Sheryl Crow Says 'Threads' Is Her Last Album. And She's OK With That

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Miles Davis performing at Newport Jazz Festival in 1969. David Redfern/Redferns hide caption

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Looking Back On 'Bitches Brew': The Year Miles Davis Plugged Jazz In

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"All throughout this 17 weeks, it's been a breadcrumb trail of new information," pop critic Chris Molanphy says. Noam Galai/Getty Images for BuzzFeed hide caption

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'Road' To Record-Breaking: How Lil Nas X Is Making History

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Betty Who's latest album, Betty, is out now. Ben Cope/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Betty Who Creates 'A Space That People Feel Joy In' With Independent Debut

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Ronson's latest album, Late Night Feelings, is due out June 21 via RCA Records. Collier Schorr/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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After Years Of Hit-Making For Others, Mark Ronson Puts His Feelings 1st

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Shelly and Sam Summers stand with daughter Gabby in front of a makeshift shelter on their rural Bay County property. They opened their backyard to people who were homeless after Hurricane Michael. At the peak, about 50 people lived there. Now, there are 18. "We still have our home," Shelly says. "They have nothing. So if we can at least offer them the comforts of home, it was worth it." William Widmer for NPR hide caption

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Nearly 8 Months After Hurricane Michael, Florida Panhandle Feels Left Behind

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Dan Tepfer's latest album, Natural Machines, is out now. Judy Natal/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Pianist And Coder Dan Tepfer Composes Music With The Help Of Artificial Intelligence

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The All-Female Big Bands That Made History During World War II

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Tamino's latest album, Amir, is out now. Ramy Fouad/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Tamino Channels Voices From His Arabic Heritage Into His Own Eccentric Sound

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