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The Dry Spells End Their Dry Spell  |   

Spirited and full of stellar harmonies, the new song by the Bay Area band working in the English folk genre takes inspiration from Greek mythology.

The Music Of 'Creed' Puts A Modern Character Into Rocky Balboa's World  |   

When filmmaker Ryan Coogler and composer Ludwig Goransson went to work on Creed, they wanted to create an ambient, urban score like the one Goransson composed for Fruitvale Station. But they found they couldn't get away from the iconic theme Bill Conti composed for the original Rocky.

A Rational Conversation: How Do You Convince Kids To Listen To Vinyl?  |   

The new compilation, This Record Belongs To______, comes packaged with a kids' turntable. Will future generations who are not under the spell of their parents' nostalgia ever learn to use them?

First Watch: Chastity Belt, 'Lydia'  |   

A dreamy black and white video for the prettiest and most vulnerable song off the feminist punk band's last album, Time To Go Home.

Broadway Composer John Kander Reflects On A Career Of 'Hidden Treasures'  |   

Kander and his partner, Fred Ebb, wrote the songs for a number of musicals, including Chicago, Kiss of the Spider Woman and Cabaret. His new double album is John Kander: Hidden Treasures.