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The Raveonettes: The Sound Of Surfing In The Rain

The Danish-born rock duo has settled in New York and Los Angeles, but its members say they still view America through the eyes of voyeurs. The band's new album is titled Observator.
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Dave Matthews On His Band's 'Unique Sort Of Love Affair'

After two decades of the Dave Matthews Band, the singer-guitarist says working with the same people remains an engaging challenge. Here, he discusses the group's new album, Away From the World, and performs two of its songs.
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Sauti Sol: Native Sons Sing Straight To Kenya's Youth

In a scene dominated by party music, Kenya's most popular band has created its own sound, and in the process sent a grown-up message to the country's young people.
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Animal Collective On World Cafe

Hear the inventive, experimental rock band perform new songs, including the unreleased "Crimson."
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Fresh Air Remembers Lyricist Hal David

Hal David, the Oscar and Grammy-winning lyricist died Saturday in Los Angeles. He was 91. David is best known for his prolific collaboration with composer Burt Bacharach, which lasted from the late '50s to the mid-'70s.
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Ozomatli On World Cafe

The Grammy-winning band discusses its new series of children's music, Ozokids, and plays some songs.

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