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Electronic Music Festivals In The Media's Cross Hairs

The massive popularity of Electric Daisy and Electric Zoo has come with mainstream media scrutiny that's reminiscent of the coverage of Woodstock.
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At 75, Steve Reich Is Still The Center Of Attention

After almost 50 years, musicians still wonder what the so-called "minimalist" composer will do next.
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Ben Lee: A Former Teen Rock Star Goes 'Deeper'

The Australian singer-songwriter, whose career began in high school with the band Noise Addict, has a new album all about the strange language of dreams.
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The Jayhawks: Just Like Old Times

The band helped create alt-country in the early '90s, but it's been 16 years since its principal members, Mark Olson and Gary Louris, recorded together. The two songwriters discuss breaking that streak on their new album, Mockingbird Time.
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A Grand Musical Thinker, Inviting 'Friendly Experiencers'

The rap on the composer and saxophonist, now 66, has always been that his music is difficult. But Braxton himself is far from austere, happily explaining the ambitious ideas behind his unique musical vocabularies.
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Evanescence: Thrashing Guitars, Angelic Vocals

Singer Amy Lee says she's equally inspired by metal and classical music, and that the two aren't all that different.

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