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Thursday morning music news: Randy Travis in critical condition, Lauryn Hill in the slammer and Kim Deal not in the Pixies

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Can't get enough of Nile Rodgers and Daft Punk? You're in luck.

Things are really not going so well for the new M.I.A. teaser/documentary.

KDHX is Kickstarting "The Stage," a new venue at its new home in Grand Center. The teaser video, starring the voice of Fred Friction, is a delight.

Toshi-Aline Ohta Seeger, wife of Pete Seeger and an important folk artist in her own right, has died at the age of 91.

The New York Times tells the story of Jason Everman, a "rock 'n' roll casualty who became a war hero."

If you're planning a trip to Seattle, and you check out the Space Needle, bring ear plugs. Mudhoney might just be up there performing.

Elton John cancels tour, checks himself into hospital for appendicitis.

Jennifer Lopez is really sorry about that birthday party for the leader of Turkmenistan.

How weird is the previously-unknown teaser trailer for Nirvana's "In Utero"? This weird.

Fred Armisen has a very important message for you about Queens of the Stone Age.

Lauryn Hill begins serving a three-month prison sentence for tax evasion.

Our thoughts go out to Randy Travis, who is in critical condition after suffering a stroke and congestive heart failure.

Beastie Boy Mike D knows how to soundtrack a fashion show.

Ex-Pandora staffer defends David Lowery, won't drink the Kool-Aid.

Franz Ferdinand returns with two new songs.

The Pixies hit the road, sans Kim Deal.

Move over Marnie Stern. St. Vincent is the wildest guitar player in indiedom.

The new video for "Ohm" by Yo La Tengo is an animation masterpiece. Watch.

Thirty KDHX DJs pick their 10 favorite albums so far this year.

Michaelangelo Matos picks his favorite DJ mixes thus far for 2013.

Of Montreal has announced a new album and released a first single "Fugitive Air." Listen.

You might think a documentary on cassettes wouldn't be watchable. You might be wrong.

Flavorwire picks 10 genres that should just stay dead.

Once upon a time, I thought Beck's "Song Reader" concept was the most silly and pretentious thing ever. But these recent performances from the "album" have me rethinking the position.

The Fender Strat with which Bob Dylan went electric at Newport is going up for auction.

Strange things happen when musicians need to get out of a contract.

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