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What Makes A Great Album Last?
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What Makes A Great Album Last?

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The Old Taylor's Not Dead
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The Old Taylor's Not Dead

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Beck On Healing Through Music, The Deep Art Of Pop And His New Album, 'Colors'

Beck's latest and 11th full-length album is Colors, out now on Capitol Records.Eliot Lee Hazel/Courtesy of the artisthide caption

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Beck On Healing Through Music, The Deep Art Of Pop And His New Album, 'Colors'

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Josh Ritter On World Cafe

Josh Ritter performs live at WXPN's Free At Noon Concert. Recorded live for World Cafe.Liz Waldie/WXPNhide caption

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Josh Ritter On World Cafe

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'It's Scary Being As Open As I'm Being': Sam Smith On 'The Thrill Of It All'

Sam Smith's latest album, The Thrill of It All, is out Nov. 3.Ruven Afanador/Courtesy of artisthide caption

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'It's Scary Being As Open As I'm Being': Sam Smith On 'The Thrill Of It All'

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How Weezer Traded Power Chords For Pop: A Conversation With Rivers Cuomo

Weezer (left to right): Bassist Scott Shriner, drummer Patrick Wilson, guitarist Brian Bell and frontman Rivers CuomoBrendan Walter/Courtesy of the artisthide caption

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How Weezer Traded Power Chords For Pop: A Conversation With Rivers Cuomo

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