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Adrian Sherwood: Dub Without Borders

The British producer, who has been obsessed with Jamaican dub music since he was a teenager in the '70s, has forged a career of working with his idols and extending their influence to other genres.

Cold Specks On World Cafe

Though comparisons to other British soul singers — Adele, Amy Winehouse — are inevitable, I Predict a Graceful Expulsion is rooted in a much deeper, darker blues sound.

Dwight Yoakam: Weary And Wary On '3 Pears'

The singer-songwriter and actor may not fit the country-music mold, but he carves out his own sound on his new album, 3 Pears.

Two Attempts To Turn Summer Platinum Into Fall Gold

Carly Rae Jepsen and Kanye West both released albums today that double down on their summer success.

Sidi Toure On World Cafe

The Songhai singer-songwriter pays tribute to his hometown of Gao, Mali, on his newest album, Koima.