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An employee demonstrates how a mother is checked for sound quality before it is duplicated during production at the Rainbo Records factory in Canoga Park, Calif. The vinyl record industry has seen an uptick in sales in recent years, keeping manufacturers like Rainbo busy. Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Vinyl, Once Thought Dead, Makes A Comeback In The Digital Age

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Citizens of Leningrad collect water from a broken main in the winter of 1942, during a blockade of the Russian city by Nazis. AP hide caption

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Amid Hunger And Cold, An Unforgettable Symphony Premiere

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English singer Morrissey performs during the Nobel Peace Prize concert in Oslo in December. The musician told a Spanish newspaper, in a stoic discussion about his health, that he has undergone treatments related to cancer. Daniel Sannum Lauten/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A fan crowd-surfs at the 2014 Wacken Open Air heavy metal music festival in Germany. Sean Gallup/Getty Images hide caption

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Manliness In Music: The XY Hits The Hi-Fi

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Tammy Heinsohn (left) and Carolyn Wilson sing in the meditation room of Alive Hospice in Nashville. They're part of the Threshold Choir, which sings to the dying. Emily Siner/Nashville Public Radio hide caption

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At Life's Last Threshold, Choir Brings Comfort

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Frankie Soto is in charge of the "underground" rock shows at an empty storefront in Stockton's Normandy Village Shopping Center. Brett Myers/Youth Radio hide caption

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In Stockton, Calif., Punks Are The New Mall Rats

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Hearing 50 Cent's "In Da Club" made music-listeners feel more powerful. YouTube hide caption

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Pump Up The Bass, Feel Like A Boss

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Ethiopian-born singer Meklit Hadero shows off her guitar chops and her perfect afro. Cody Pickens hide caption

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01Kemekem (Dub Colossus Dub Mix)

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    Song
    We Are Alive
    Album
    We Are Alive
    Artist
    Meklit
    Label
    Six Degrees
    Released
    2014

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