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Armed With Age And Experience, Soundgarden Returns

On the occasion of the band's first studio album in 15 years, lead singer Chris Cornell discusses the ups and downs of being linked to a cultural movement, and how time and distance can enrich a creative partnership.
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Willie Nelson: Road Rules And Deep Thoughts

The 79-year-old country singer has done a lot of living, and he's written about it more than once. His latest memoir takes a different tack, collecting his thoughts from long stretches on his tour bus.
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DJ Shadow On Sampling As A 'Collage Of Mistakes'

More than 15 years after his game-changing debut, Endtroducing....., the hip-hop producer born Josh Davis is about to see his work get the deluxe box set treatment. He explains where he finds the scraps of sound that make up his albums and why he does his best work when he's alone.
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Vintage Trouble: Rock 'N' Roll Finds Its Soul

Currently on tour as the opening act for The Who, the retro R&B outfit has experienced a remarkably swift rise since forming just two years ago.
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Latin Grammys — Whimper, Not A Bang

Musicians from all genres celebrated the thirteenth annual Latin Grammys Thursday night. Host Michel Martin speaks with Felix Contrearas and Jasmine Garsd, co-hosts of NPR's Alt.Latino podcast, about the big winners and some hidden gems, too.

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