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The Minimoog synthesizer was essential to Mark Mothersbaugh's music career. "If you dissected my brain, there's probably a whole section that's Minimoog," he says. Justin Richmond/NPR hide caption

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Devo's Mark Mothersbaugh On The Synths That Changed Pop Forever

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"Writing without performing is not interesting," Charles Aznavour says. His U.S. tour ends in Hollywood this week. Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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At 92, Charles Aznavour Is Still With His First Love — His Audience

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Clockwise from upper left: Laura Burhenn, Run The Jewels, The Flaming Lips, Sadie Dupuis of Sad13, John Prine Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Run The Jewels, Flaming Lips, John Prine, More

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"Whatever the dream was about — becoming famous or becoming a big pop group or whatever those things are when you're a kid — it all happened," Barry Gibb says. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'I'm In Defiance Of Time': Barry Gibb On Music, Family And Loss

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Kishi Bashi's newest album, Sonderlust, is out now. Kaden Shallat/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Kishi Bashi On World Cafe

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Ruby The RabbitFoot's most recent album is called Divorce Party. Natalie Neal/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Ruby The Rabbitfoot On World Cafe

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Brian Wilson performs in Los Angeles in 2015. He's currently on tour, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Beach Boys' Pet Sounds. Kevin Winter/Getty Images hide caption

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'I Feel Pretty Good': A Moment With Brian Wilson

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Ages and Ages' latest album is Something To Ruin. Alicia J. Rose/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Ages and Ages On World Cafe

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