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Thursday morning music news: The return of Bloc Party, the reboot of IUMA and the departure of Doc Watson

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Doc Watson has died at the age of 89. KDHX music writer Glen Herbert shares his thoughts and some excellent, deep cuts from Doc's amazing career.

Rolling Stone is streaming "Americana," the new album by Neil Young and Crazy Horse.

David Lowery of Cracker gives a hell of a speech to the SF Music Tech Summit.

The Austin Chronicle catches up with legendary New Zealand surf-fuzz band the Clean.

The latest live sessions from the KDHX studios feature Best Coast, Monophonics, the Skekses and Deer Tick.

Bloc Party will be releasing their fourth album and first in four years. You guessed it: It's called "Four."

What is the IUMA? It's the Internet Underground Music Archive -- and it's back online.

Gillian Welch has opened up her own archives.

John Lydon dishes on the new album by Public Image, Ltd.

The new video from Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros pretty much rules the dance floor (and street and playground and grass and...). Just watch it.

88.1 KDHX presents Twangfest 16 June 6-9 in St. Louis. Get the lowdown via some KDHX interviews with performing artists Pokey LaFarge, Langhorne Slim, Humming House and Wussy.

Bruce gives the bankers a piece of his mind in Berlin.

Addicted to Mad Men? This Spotify playlist is for you.

Paste would have you believe that these really are the best 60 albums of the '60s.

Adios, Ween. It was weird while it lasted.

Comedian Gazan Hani Almadhoun gives his take on what's hot and what's not in Arab pop.

Sir Paul McCartney talks to Drowned in Sound about songwriting and the new reissue of "RAM."

NPR is streaming new releases from Japandroids, Liars and Twangfest-performing artist Kelly Hogan.

Watch Laurie Anderson's commencement address to the School of Visual Arts in New York.

What if 8-bit were the standard when Radiohead released "Kid A"? Warning: Not safe for headphones.

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