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How To Succeed In The Music Business (By Trying Really, Really Hard)

The new reality of the music industry offers more control for musicians alongside a sometimes crushing responsibility. Sometimes, living the dream means selling your belongings to pay your rent.

Adam Cohen: On Intimacy, Antagonism And Influence

The son of music icon Leonard Cohen discusses his song "What Other Guy" and the impact of his roots.

The Toure-Raichel Collective: A Collaboration By Accident

A chance meeting in a German airport resulted in a CD collaboration between Israeli pop star Idan Raichel and Vieux Farka Toure, the guitarist from Mali. The result, The Tel Aviv Session, is magic.

In D.C., A Bastion Of Black Entertainment Returns

The Howard Theatre, the center of what was once dubbed "Black Broadway," hosted the likes of Duke Ellington and The Supremes for decades, before it was shuttered in the 1970s. This week, the legendary venue will finally reopen.

Rosie Thomas: Restarting A Musical Life 'With Love'

The singer-songwriter has experienced ups and downs in the four years since her last album, including breaking her thyroid and getting married.