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    Merrill Garbus, lead singer of tUnE-yArDs, stops by to talk about her latest release, "Nikki Nack"

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    Tom Jenkinson, aka Squarepusher, released "Music for Robots" on April 8


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    Film composer John Powell talks scoring for the movies, and his work on Rio 2


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    Composer and electronic musician Dan Deacon discusses why the computer is the biggest diva he's ever worked with, and rightfully so


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    Credited with bringing Bhangra to America, DJ Rekha joins us to talk about how DJ tech has evolved

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