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Listen To Alt.Latino's Sonic Altar For Dia De Los Muertos

People gather in front of an altar in honor of the victims of Mexico's September 19 earthquake, in the site of a collapsed building at Tlalpan neighbourhood in Mexico City, on November 1, 2017.Pedro Pardo/AFP/Getty Imageshide caption

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Listen To Alt.Latino's Sonic Altar For Dia De Los Muertos

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The Unsettling Sound Of Tritones, The Devil's Interval

Frans Francken's Death Playing the Violin. In music theory, the tritone came to be known as the devil's interval.Wikimedia Commonshide caption

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The Unsettling Sound Of Tritones, The Devil's Interval

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Blending Techno And Tradition: You Should Be Dancing ... With Sake

Electronic musician Richie Hawtin's travels to Japan made a deep impression on him: "I found a country filled with beautiful contrasts which balanced high technology and deep cultural traditions."Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for Coachellahide caption

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New Mix: MGMT, Courtney Barnett And Kurt Vile, More

Clockwise from upper left: Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile, Susanne Sundfør, MGMT, Dark RoomsCourtesy of the artistshide caption

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New Mix: MGMT, Courtney Barnett And Kurt Vile, More

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'Blinded By The Light': Your Contributions To Our Solar Eclipse Soundtrack

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LAMC Discoveries: New Artists You Should Know About

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LAMC Discoveries: New Artists You Should Know About

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Heavy Rotation: The Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing

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Heavy Rotation: The Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing

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