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4:39 pm
Mon June 22, 2015

Taylor Swift Wins Battle With Apple Over Free Music Streaming

Originally published on Tue June 23, 2015 6:31 am

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Remembrances
6:18 am
Mon June 22, 2015

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Musician Gunther Schuller Dies At 89

Originally published on Mon June 22, 2015 8:07 am

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Music Interviews
5:11 pm
Sun June 21, 2015

Robert Glasper Puts His Trio On Shuffle

Robert Glasper's new piano trio album is called Covered.
Don Q. Hannah Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Sun June 21, 2015 6:18 pm

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Music Interviews
7:57 am
Sun June 21, 2015

Bored Flautist Plays The Tiny (Instrumental) Desk

Originally published on Sun June 21, 2015 3:48 pm

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ANGELA SHEIK: (Singing) Oh, tell me why you got to leave me. Why you got to leave me?

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Music Interviews
7:57 am
Sun June 21, 2015

Lynyrd Skynyrd Hits The Right Notes For The Road

Originally published on Sun June 21, 2015 3:48 pm

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Music Interviews
5:31 pm
Sat June 20, 2015

'Lester, You Changed Our Lives': Channeling Bangs In 'How To Be a Rock Critic'

Erik Jensen portrays rock critic Lester Bangs in the new one-man play How to Be a Rock Critic.
Craig Schwartz

Originally published on Sat June 20, 2015 6:42 pm

In his 33 years on earth, rock critic Lester Bangs left behind tens of thousands of pages of writing. He died of a drug overdose in 1982 — but this month, at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City, Calif., Bangs and his ideas are coming to life on stage in the new one-man play How to Be a Rock Critic.

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Music Interviews
7:35 am
Sat June 20, 2015

Son Lux, The Perennial One-Man Band, On Teaming Up

Son Lux's new album, Bones, comes out June 23.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Sat June 20, 2015 10:40 am

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Deceptive Cadence
4:52 pm
Fri June 19, 2015

'The Most Beautiful Offerings': Terry Riley At 80

Composer Terry Riley (center) celebrates his 50th birthday in 1985 with his muses in the Kronos Quartet (from left) David Harrington, John Sherba, Hank Dutt and Joan Jeanrenaud.
Richard McCaffrey Courtesy of Kronos Quartet

Originally published on Sat June 20, 2015 11:32 am

Composer Terry Riley turns 80 Wednesday. He's been called the father of minimalism for his groundbreaking 1964 work In C. But his influence has spread far beyond, sparking the imaginations of many artists, from cutting-edge electronic musicians to rock gods.

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The Record
12:29 pm
Fri June 19, 2015

A Rational Conversation: Are B-Sides For Die Hards, Or Everybody?

Jay Z performs a B-sides and album tracks at a concert in New York City on May 17, 2015.
Theo Wargo Getty Images

Originally published on Fri June 19, 2015 2:33 pm

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Movie Interviews
1:46 pm
Thu June 18, 2015

'Love & Mercy' Brings The Life Of Brian Wilson To The Big Screen

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