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In South Korea, K-Pop Gets New King

South Korean rapper PSY has been a big star in the world of Korean pop music for years. But the video for his latest single, Gangnam Style, launched him to global stardom. Today, he's number one on iTunes and shares a manager with Justin Bieber, but he still wants to record music in his native language.
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Trouble In The Twin Cities: Two Orchestras In Labor Disputes

Both the Minnesota Orchestra and the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra may be headed for a strike.
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Radiohead's Guitarist Adapts To Life In Widescreen

Jonny Greenwood began as an underachieving viola student at Oxford. After years crafting the iconic guitar sound of Radiohead, he's found his way back to the orchestra as a film-score composer.
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Calexico: Road Songs For Wandering Souls

The Tucson band's newest batch of story-songs about people in transition is titled Algiers, named for the New Orleans neighborhood where it was recorded.
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Dirty Projectors On World Cafe

The prolific indie-rock band returns with a new album, Swing Lo Magellan, and a short film.
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Son Of Music Royalty Ben Taylor Takes The Stage

Musician Ben Taylor is the son of folk icons James Taylor and Carly Simon. Even with those genes, he had a hard time finding his own way. But that changed when he came out with his critically acclaimed debut album Famous Among the Barns. Now Ben Taylor is back with his latest work Listening, and he speaks with host Michel Martin.

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