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Composer Julia Wolfe has won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for music for Anthracite Fields, an oratorio about coal miners and their families. Peter Serling hide caption

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Anthracite Fields - 'Flowers' (performed by the Bang on a Can All-Stars and the Choir of Trinity Wall Street)

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Charles Lloyd's new album is Wild Man Dance. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Jazz's 'Sound Seeker' Finds Ancient Strings From Hungary And Greece

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Noah Wall recorded Live at Guitar Center in Manhattan, but really, it could have been in any showroom. Courtesy of Guitar Center hide caption

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Live At Guitar Center: A Lot Of Noise And A Little Fun

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A customer walks in the Record Collector store in Sheffield, England, Friday. Hundreds of independent record stores are putting on special promotions for Saturday's Record Store Day. Oli Scarff/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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It's Record Store Day – Here Are Pictures To Prove It

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Asad Ali, 63, was unemployed for four years when Pakistan clamped down on live music in 1977. He now plays the guitar for Sachal Studios Orchestra around the globe and in his hometown, Lahore. Courtesy of Mobeen Ansari hide caption

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"In the metal community, there's a fascination with the tangible aspect of things," says Albert Mudrian, editor of metal magazine Decibel. Bruno Guerreiro /Courtesy of Decibel hide caption

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It's Thin, It's Plastic, It's Back: Flexi Discs Find New Fans

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One of the record presses on the floor at the Quality Record Pressings plant in Salina, Kan. Courtesy of Acoustic Sounds hide caption

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Solving The Vinyl Comeback's Big Problem, One Antique Machine At A Time

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Demand Increases For Vinyl Records

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Wiz Khalifa's 'See You Again' Breaks Spotify Streaming Record

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Superchunk frontman and Merge Records co-founder Mac McCaughan (left) will put out his first album under his own name next month. Katie Crutchfield just put out her third album as Waxahatchee on Merge. Lissa Gotwals/Jesse Riggins/Courtesy of Merge Records hide caption

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