With a name like Destroyer, you might expect a heavy metal band. Led by musician Dan Bejar, the band's latest album, Poison Season, has a lighter sound with interesting, uniquely delivered lyrics.

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The Norwegian synth-pop band a-ha releases a new album Friday, but its 1985 smash, "Take On Me," remains inescapable.

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The jazz pianist pays tribute to his mentor, the late Clark Terry, with a piece called "For Clark."

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An Athens, Ga. duo offers unassuming roots music that's expertly played and features two voices as clear as glass.

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The Argentinian tango singer died in a plane crash 80 years ago, but he remains his country's most famous pop star. Critic Milo Miles considers a new introductory collection of Gardel recordings.

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