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Celebrate Saturday's holiday (and, by extension, lost loved ones) with laughter, tears and music.

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As a solo artist, Damian Master is unbound by the metal in his catalog. "Born To Ruin" contains his most anthemic statement of purpose yet, curled under a swaggering riff and his fire-spitting bark.

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The Texas singer-songwriter revives the country archetype of the drifter in this reflective, gentle song about being in between homes.

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On record, Banks is at the center of lavish productions, each suitable for throbbing remixes and banks of swirling lights. Here, though, she serves notice as a powerful singer in her own right.

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After composer Robert Schumann died, his Violin Concerto languished in a library — until a grandniece of the man he wrote it for got out her Ouija board.

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