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‘This Was My Night': A Document Of Latter-Day D.C. Punk, Strictly For The Fans

D.C. hardcore hit peak nostalgia years ago and just kept going. The endless supply of documentary films, books, curated art shows and band reunions still manages to draw an audience, happily,...
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'His Music Does The Talking': Manager Owen Husney On Prince's Legacy

"I saw who he was, and there was a mystery about him even then," says Husney, who managed Prince at the very beginning of his career. The iconic musician died Thursday at 57.
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Jack DeJohnette: A Drummer Who Stays 'In Movement' By Keeping Good Company

DeJohnette has been playing jazz long enough to have jammed with two generations of Coltranes. He speaks with Robert Siegel about staying fresh after 50 years behind the kit.
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Prince, Musician And Iconoclast, Has Died At Age 57

Prince — the Purple One, who reeled off pop hits in five different decades — has died at age 57. The shocking news was confirmed by Prince’s publicist after reports that police were investigating a...
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How Punk Legend Kid Congo Powers Found Some Chicano Magic In D.C.

Kid Congo Powers came to D.C. a decade ago as a fully formed underground rock ‘n’ roll hero, so it’s probably naïve to assume that the city would have any concrete effect on his sound....
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First Listen: Snarky Puppy, ‘Culcha Vulcha’

High among the variously outstanding qualities of the band Snarky Puppy is its fecundity. This new music heard here isn’t even the first Snarky record to come out this year — that would be the live...
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First Listen: The Jayhawks, ‘Paging Mr. Proust’

In the early ’90s, The Jayhawks looked like the next Uncle Tupelo, complete with Midwestern roots, potential for outsize influence, and a lineup rife with infighting and creative differences. But...
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Prince, Musician And Iconoclast, Has Died At Age 57

One reporter outside Prince's Paisley Park compound near Minneapolis said "even the journalists are hugging each other" after learning that Prince had died.
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First Listen: King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, ‘Nonagon Infinity’

For a specific, obsessively geeky subset of music fans, syncing up Pink Floyd‘s Dark Side Of The Moon with The Wizard Of Oz is practically a rite of passage. Or perhaps you know...
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First Listen: Lera Lynn, ‘Resistor’

In the second season of HBO’s noirish crime drama True Detective, it was clear that the singer-songwriter Lera Lynn played a singer-songwriter of a different sort on TV — specifically, a...

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