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Fin Greenall, the singer-songwriter behind the band Fink, began his music career as a DJ. Tommy N Lance/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Life Beyond The Dance Floor

For former DJ Fin Greenall, jumping from the electronic to the acoustic music world meant re-learning how to read a crowd.

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What It's Like To Own Your Very Own Harrier Jump Jet

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Top Gun Anthem Harold Faltermeyer & Steve Stevens
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Never Mess with Sunday Yppah

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Lessons In Manhood: A Boys' School Turns Work Into Wonders

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Fin Greenall, the singer-songwriter behind the band Fink, began his music career as a DJ. Tommy N Lance/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Life Beyond The Dance Floor

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Two Days Later Fink
The Swan Lake, suite, Op. 20a [No. 13. Danses des cygnes. (5) Pas d'action] Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra, Mark Ermler (conductor)

Artist Willie Baronet has been collecting signs from the homeless since 1993. Tanya Conovaloff hide caption

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Handmade Signs From Homeless People Lead To Art, Understanding

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The Land of Love And Drowning follows a family living in the U.S. Virgin Islands in the early 20th century. Brennan Linsley/AP hide caption

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'Love And Drowning' In The U.S. Virgin Islands

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No Place Like the West Indies Lord Invader
White Flag Fink

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