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"The Pedestrian Boogie" is an appropriately melodramatic piece that oozes nostalgic yearning. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The guitarist infuses Monk's "Reflections" with dreamlike grace and finely controlled power. Lourdes Delgado hide caption

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Lourdes Delgado

Surly and overstuffed, Los Campesinos!'s "Romance Is Boring" takes an unsurprisingly dim view of domestic bliss. Kim Coulour hide caption

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The mysterious singer-songwriter who calls himself Daddy Lion finds himself bruised and battered in "Morning." courtesy of the artist hide caption

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"What Would I Want? Sky" is lush, rewarding and a welcome rebuttal to critics of music sampling. Atiba Jefferson hide caption

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Gabriel Prokofiev's Concerto for Turntables & Orchestra offers an urban twist on classical traditions. Non-classical Records hide caption

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Sacred Songs And DJs: New Classical CDs

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Neither ambient nor explicitly forceful, Efterklang's "Modern Drift" puts all of its layers on display. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Hear An Audio Introduction To 'Macbeth'

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"Hatari" is a noisy, threadbare patchwork, but the song shines anyway. Chrissy Piper hide caption

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In "Fish Sticks," The Heligoats' Chris Otepka can barely keep up with the speed of his own ideas. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Sigur Ros Frontman Jonsi Goes Solo, Neutral Milk Hotel's Jeff Mangum, And More

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