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Cellis Maya Beiser offers a remarkable interpretation of Terry Riley's In C on her latest album. Boyang Hu/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Contenders, Vol. 5: Our running list of the year's best songs

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DJ Shadow on World Cafe

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John Morrison on World Cafe

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John Morrison on World Cafe

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Brittany Howard takes unexpected twists and turns on 'What Now'

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Sampha on World Cafe

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Known as The Godfather of House Music, Frankie Knuckles helped revolutionize electronic music in the '80s. The Frankie Knuckles Foundation hide caption

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John Morrison on World Cafe

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Over 90 minutes, the অন্য (ONNO) compilation surveys India's experiment music scene: pulsing noise, avant-pop, freak folk, astral synths and surging industrial. Courtesy of Onno Collective hide caption

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Stanley Wade (from left), Harold Wade, Earl Young, Robert Upchurch and Jimmy Ellis of the disco band The Trammps pose for a portrait in 1977. Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images hide caption

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John Morrison on World Cafe

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Dillon Francis on World Cafe

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In her 2015 memoir, Girl in a Band, Kim Gordon credits The Shangri-Las' speak-sing style as an influence on her own. The '60s girl-group's lead singer, Mary Weiss, died last week. Danielle Neu/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Ruth Anderson and Annea Lockwood's Tête-à-tête, one of 2023's most intimate records, features field recordings of their voices that span decades. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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In 2023, experimental music mapped time and space

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The Culture Corner: John Morrison shares his favorite albums of 2023

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Vagabon on World Cafe

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