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The Black Keys
The Black Keys - Although their music has appeared in several advertisements, the Black Keys are picky about which companies use their music. Early in their careers, the band was offered a six-digit sum to put their music in an English mayonnaise commercial, but the duo turned it down because they didn't want to alienate their fan base. find out more..
Depeche Mode
Depeche Mode - Martin and Dave have been known to trade vocal duties in concert, one singing a song the other sang on the album. find out more..
Anna Calvi
Anna Calvi - Anna likes to write in isolation, in the dark hours when no one was around. "I write best at night time," she explained to The Independent. "My sweet spot is around 1 a.m. when I'm not too tired and it's late enough that I feel like I'm in the right place." find out more..
El Sloan of CrossfadeEl Sloan of Crossfade
They broke through with the hits "Cold" and "So Far Away," then got dumped by their label. Here's how they emerged stronger.
Gary Louris of The JayhawksGary Louris of The Jayhawks
The Jayhawks' song "Big Star" has special meaning to Gary, who explains how longevity and inspiration have trumped adulation.
Our Lady PeaceOur Lady Peace
Raine and Steve from Our Lady Peace discuss their new album Curve in depth and tell us why "Superman's Dead" is more important in 2012 than it ever was.
Jeff Walker of CarcassJeff Walker of Carcass
He won't take credit for "melodic death metal," but Jeff cops to pioneering downtuning and some of the gnarliest lyrics in rock.