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Conquering Reverb: Behind Recorded Music's Oldest Sound Effect

Reverb is a natural phenomenon, but for more than 60 years, sound engineers have found artificial ways to recreate it in music.
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16 Musical Odes To Very Strange Animals

The latest album from Brooklyn musician Michael Hearst (best known as a member of One Ring Zero) was inspired by the misfits of the natural world.
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Norah Jones On World Cafe

The jazzy, best-selling pop singer's latest album is the Danger Mouse-produced Little Broken Hearts.
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Big K.R.I.T.: Music Straight 'From The Underground'

A Southern hip-hop artist, Big K.R.I.T. recently released his major-label debut, titled Live From the Underground. Rock critic Ken Tucker says the album takes the audience on a trip through K.R.I.T.'s own version of Southern history.
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James Murphy: The Brains Behind LCD Soundsystem

The pop-dance-electronic group's founder tells Terry Gross why he stopped complaining about other bands and decided to start making his own music instead.

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