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Saturday Jul 16, 2011 25:00 PM ET
New York City-based band Pistolera returns with its third album, El Desierto y La Ciudad. Released July 12 on Luchadora, the album came out on CD, but actually plays like an LP with one batch of songs dedicated to the...
Tuesday Jul 5, 2011 00:00 PM ET
Formed in 1985 while training in military camps in Libya, Tinariwen’s members were also once rebel soldiers who fought in the Tuareg Rebellion that rocked Mali and Niger from 1990-96.
Thursday Jun 30, 2011 30:00 PM ET
Since bursting upon the international music scene in the early '60s on the wave of bossa nova's seductive sound, Brazil's music scene has offered up an endless supply of sexy pop stars, talented songwriters, and innovative players.
Tuesday Jun 28, 2011 55:00 PM ET
On Pull Up Some Dust, Cooder looks to the Wall Street bailout as inspiration.
Friday Jun 24, 2011 45:00 PM ET
Opera singers are famously cautious about their voices, sitting around drinking green tea and getting fat eating bon bons. But singers of all stripes can the ultimate creative and professional nightmare where your instrument breaks down, including Sir Elton John....
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