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Monday Music Muse: Dan Auerbach
Monday Music Muse: Dan Auerbach

Resurrecting rock, or what Southern porches have to do with Brooklyn hipsters.

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The New Orchestra: Symphonic Innovation Around the World
The New Orchestra: Symphonic Innovation Around the World

The world’s biggest concert, what Venezuela has that everyone needs, and why YouTube is the unsuspected shortcut to Carnegie Hall.

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Monday Music Muse: First Aid Kit
Monday Music Muse: First Aid Kit

How two Swedish teenagers are redefining indie-folk rock, or what mountain peasants have to do with Fiona Apple.

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Interview with Chunnel.TV Founder Matthew Berman
Interview with Chunnel.TV Founder Matthew Berman

What Banksy, TED, and a global network of ad agencies have in common, or why the long tail is the shortest way to cultural revolution.

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Monday Music Muse: Blame Ringo
Monday Music Muse: Blame Ringo

Why Ringo Starr may not be the lovable Liverpudlian the world’s most liberal media portray him to be.

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Monday Music Muse: Peter Buffett
Monday Music Muse: Peter Buffett

Something delightfully different.

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