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March 19th, 2012
05:10 PM ET

Music Monday: Fitz and the Tantrums

This week's Music Monday features Fitz and the Tantrums whose sound was first inspired by a vintage organ found in a moving sale. They describe music as "not something you can hold in your hands but it can generate so much feeling and emotion".  Brooke dished with this guitar-less band at the Sundance Festival.

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March 12th, 2012
04:09 PM ET

Michael Jackson's nephew – singer Austin Brown – performs at SXSW

Michael Jackson's nephew – singer Austin Brown – performs in Austin, Texas, at the SXSW convention.  Brown says his uncle Michael “spent time with me and all my cousins to really show us why music was important". 26-year-old Brown is the son of Rebbie Jackson and says dancing and singing come natural.

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March 5th, 2012
04:45 PM ET

Evanescence is back!

After a five-year break, Evanescence kicks off a new tour with an album debuting at number one on the Billboard charts. Singer Amy Lee tells Brooke on this week's Music Monday that she is "falling back in love with Evanescence and just coming back home to it after a long time away".

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February 27th, 2012
03:42 PM ET

David Berkeley shares his "Indie-Folk" sound

Musician David Berkeley says song writing continues to be a "mystery that inspires" him. His self-described "Indie-Folk" style has attracted a loyal following and some have even paid for private gigs with Berkeley. He tells Brooke in this week's Music Monday how these private events helped finance his last album.

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February 20th, 2012
05:57 PM ET

Getting 'Washed Out' with Ernest Greene

From an unemployed librarian in 2009 to an electronic pop icon in 2012, the journey has been a dreamy one for Ernest Greene.   The man behind "Washed Out" discusses how his band went from a modest music project in the bedroom of his parents' home to an overnight internet sensation.

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February 6th, 2012
06:11 PM ET

The many sounds of Sollee's cello

If you think cello players are only to be found in a symphony orchestra, look no further than Ben Sollee.   He fuses genres like bluegrass, blues, folk, and classical – all with his cello.   Ben’s in the studio right now recording his next album, Half-Made Man, a record that took him less than 48 hours of online pledges to fund.   Ben shares his unique style with Brooke in this week's Music Monday.


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January 30th, 2012
04:56 PM ET

Tori Amos on 'stepping into her grace'

Singer/songwriter Tori Amos sits down to chat with Brooke about embracing the fact that she's older.  20 years have passed since the release of her debut album 'Little Earthquakes', but Amos says she no longer feels the pressure to keep up with the young girls.  She explains that she sees herself as a 'classic car', and that while women her age may not be perfect cosmetically, they have much more to offer in other areas.  She even has some advice on the subject for Brooke!

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January 23rd, 2012
05:26 PM ET

Carolina Chocolate Drops transport listeners with old-time roots music

With jug-blowing, fiddle-sawing roots music, Carolina Chocolate Drops will transport you to a different time.  Brooke Baldwin sits down with members of  the band to discuss their unique brand of music and how they go about creating it.

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January 16th, 2012
04:49 PM ET

#MusicMonday – Kelly McFarling

Brooke introduces you to Kelly McFarling, a young banjo player and songwriter who will bowl you over with her voice. Check her out in this edition of #MusicMonday.

January 2nd, 2012
03:38 PM ET

#Music Monday – Portugal. The Man

Brooke introduces you to the warmest sounds to come out of Alaska. Portugal. The Man and their experimental sound literally come from the middle of nowhere in a bid for pop stardom.

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