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Fruit Bats And Vetiver On World Cafe

Fresh off their summer tour, the two bands visit World Cafe for a joint live set and interview.

Michael Jackson's Former Doctor Goes On Trial

The trial of Michael Jackson's personal physician is scheduled to begin Tuesday in Los Angeles. Dr. Conrad Murray is charged with involuntary manslaughter and medical negligence in connection with the death of the pop star.

Bon Iver On World Cafe

Hear Justin Vernon's stripped-down performance of the divisive, '80s-style power ballad "Beth/Rest."

Wilco's New Album: Love The 'Whole' Thing

The critically acclaimed sextet shows no signs of slowing down, as The Whole Love represents a new peak in its members' creativity.

The Bangles Are Back, And Still Clever As Ever

Sweetheart of the Sun is the first album in seven years by the The Bangles. The original quartet is now down to a trio: Susanna Hoffs and sisters Debbie and Vicki Peterson. Rock critic Ken Tucker says the new album is a nostalgia trip for a period that's even older than The Bangles' 1980s stardom.

'Barlande': A Father And Son's Intense Conversation

Gaspar Claus and Pedro Soler's collaboration is not strictly flamenco. It channels the raw, pure form of the style they learned from Spanish ex-pats in France to talk across generations.

'Studio On The Go' Puts Kids' Lives To Music

A program based out of Flint, Mich., teaches kids the fundamentals of songwriting and music production. The songs they write, however, are not your typical bubble-gum pop.