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Scott Walker On World Cafe

Walker possesses one of the greatest and most distinctive voices of the last quarter-century. He recently sat down with World Cafe host David Dye to discuss terrifying his musicians with machetes and why he has lyrically reached the "point of no return."
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'Nashville' Soundtrack Stands On Its Own

A new album of original songs from the Golden Globe-nominated TV series about Music City reflects the tastes of the show's musical producer, T-Bone Burnett, as well as the vocal talents of stars Connie Britton and Hayden Panettiere.
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The Voice Of 'Schoolhouse Rock' On The Series At 40

Bob Dorough composed, conducted and sang much of the music in the beloved series of educational shorts.
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Antibalas: Cooking Up Afrobeat In A Sweltering Kitchen

The band's leaders say Antibalas relies on two factors to play well: tropical temperatures and a relaxed pace. The ensemble's latest album is simply titled Antibalas.
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Bikini Kill Rises Again, No Less Relevant

The punk group that helped define the riot grrrl movement of the early 1990s hasn't reunited — but its members have teamed up to give those who weren't listening the first time around a second chance to appreciate the music and the message.

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