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Neon Indian's new album VEGA INTL. Night School, is out now. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Music Interviews

Neon Indian: A Musician With The Mind Of A Filmmaker

Alan Palomo says he deliberately took his time making his band's latest LP: "At some point I was just kind of like, 'I don't want to spend my 20s in a van."

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Evergreen Booker T. Jones

Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles H. Ramsey, who led the fourth largest police department in the nation, recently announced he would be retiring from the post. Mark Makela/Getty Images hide caption

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Philadelphia's Retiring Top Cop: 'I've Never Pretended To Be Perfect'

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Psiu! Puxa! Lights Out Asia
Son of a Preacher Man Aretha Franklin
Ann Arbor Part 3 & 4 Shigeto

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar talks with NPR's Michel Martin on Friday at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. Paul Morigi/AP Images for NPR hide caption

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: 'If It's Time To Speak Up, You Have To Speak Up'

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Neon Indian: A Musician With The Mind Of A Filmmaker

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Candles are placed on graves at the Slavicie udolie cemetery in Bratislava, Slovakia, on November 1, 2015. The day is celebrated by many around the world as All Saints' Day, a time for remembering saints and deceased loved ones. Vladimir Simicek/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In A Shared Language Of Remembrance, Whose Memories Are 'Ours'?

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