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First Listen: John Prine, 'For Better, Or Worse'


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On the cusp of his 70th birthday, the revered singer-songwriter sets down his pen to explore country classics with some stellar duet partners. Stream 'For Better, Or Worse,' in its entirety before it releases on Sept. 30.

First Listen: Pixies, 'Head Carrier'


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The inspired 'Head Carrier' reaffirms all the spark, wit and weirdness, tempered by the occasional burst of emotional rawness, that made people fall in love with the Pixies in the first place.

Take The Current's Time Machine Quiz: 1995


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On Tuesday night, Bill DeVille hosted a Time Machine all about music from 1995. Now take the quiz: Listen to the mashup of five songs from the show, and see if you can identify them.

Take The Current's Time Machine Quiz: 1961


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On Tuesday night, Bill DeVille hosted a Time Machine all about music from 1961. Now take the quiz: Listen to the mashup of five songs from the show, and see if you can identify them.

Edward Snowden Makes Cameo In New Peter Gabriel Video, 'The Veil'


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The new video for 'The Veil' pays tribute to former CIA employee and whistleblower Edward Snowden, who Gabriel says 'shocked the world' with revelations about government surveillance. Watch the video and look for a cameo by Snowden himself.

First Listen: Amanda Shires, 'My Piece Of Land'


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The singer and fiddler has mastered craft and structure in order to communicate the nuances of a richly responsive internal life. Stream Amanda Shires' upcoming album before its release date on Sept. 16.

First Listen: Kishi Bashi, 'Sonderlust'


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Throughout his third solo album, K. Ishibashi broadens his palette, rendering his sound ever more frantic, unpredictable, digital and danceable. Listen to 'Sonderlust' before its Sept. 16 release date.