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Spiritualized: The Man Who Fell To Earth

Frontman Jason Pierce has been through a lot in the past decade: a bout of pneumonia, ongoing liver disease and a long history of drug use. But in writing the band's latest album, Pierce made a conscious decision to play things safer — musically, anyway.

World Party: A Frontman Waylaid By Illness Returns

Karl Wallinger's music career was abruptly sidelined when he suffered a brain aneurysm in 2001. He regained his ability to perform several years ago, and has just released a five-disc collection called Arkeology.

The Toure-Raichel Collective: 'Two Chefs In The Kitchen'

After a chance meeting acquainted Idan Raichel and Vieux Farka Toure, the pair collaborated on an album called The Tel Aviv Session, bringing together musical elements from each of their cultures.

For Orthodox Easter, Music That Faces East

Some 300 million Christians around the world are celebrating Easter today — and their music and art are grounded in a cultural and religious crossroads.

Indian Record Label Hits The Road To Save Traditional Music

Amarrass Records is dedicated to exposing and preserving indigenous folk music before it disappears.