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The Magnetic Fields: 'Out Late At A Bar, Writing A Song'

While composing the songs on his band's latest record, frontman Stephin Merritt felt most inspired with a cocktail in one hand and a pen in the other.

Kraftwerk In New York: Decades Of Influence On Display

Four decades after their sound helped redefine popular music, the German synthesizer quartet is playing a series of eight concerts at New York's Museum of Modern Art.

Gotye On World Cafe

Hear the rising Australian pop star perform songs from his new album, Making Mirrors.

Hearing In Megaupload Case To Determine Fate Of Users' Data

The implications could be great for companies hoping consumers will trust them to store their files.

Remembering The Titanic's Intrepid Bandleader

Wallace Hartley left work as a bank teller to become a conductor. He spent his final moments on the deck of the Titanic, leading the ship's seven musicians in song as they sank into the North Atlantic.

Axl Rose Snubs Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

This weekend the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame will have a ceremony honoring this year's inductees, including Donovan, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, and Guns N' Roses. But Axl Rose, the lead singer of Guns N' Roses, has written a letter saying he won't make an appearance and he doesn't even want to be inducted. Robert Siegel and Audie Cornish have more on the controversy.