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First Listen: Robert Plant, 'Lullaby And... The Ceaseless Roar'  |   

Plant's 10th solo album lovingly layers elements in ways that mirror memory, creating new constructs from floating shards of the musical past.

Hip-Hop In Print: Brooklyn Publisher Looks To 'Reverse Gentrify' Literature  |   

Prodigy, one half of the hip-hop duo Mobb Deep, is the curator of Infamous Books, an imprint of Brooklyn-based independent publisher Akashic Books. His debut novel H.N.I.C. was published in 2013.

KCRW Presents: Interpol, Live In Concert  |   

The New York band performed selections from its upcoming album, El Pintor, in public for the first time.

Drum Fill Friday, From Guest Quizmaster Mark Reznicek Of Toadies  |   

This week's puzzler for careful listeners is from guest Quizmaster Mark Reznicek, drummer for the Fort Worth rock band Toadies. Hear the fills (or intro) and match it to the song.

First Listen: Ryan Adams, 'Ryan Adams'  |   

After a three-year hiatus, the singer's 14th album is the sound of a once-prolific genius who's only recently relearned what it's like to walk on steady footing.