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Head here to read our feature on Hüsker Dü's history and the winding, sometimes frustrating and years-long road that Numero Group's upcoming Savage Young Dü box set took to complete, along with disc one of the set. Hear disc two below, and disc three here.

At the bottom of this article you'll find the first of three discs from Savage Young Dü, the extensive reissue project of Hüsker Dü's early catalog due out in November from Numero Group. You can find disc two here and disc three here.

Head here to read our feature on Hüsker Dü's history and the winding, sometimes frustrating and years-long road that Numero Group's upcoming Savage Young Dü box set took to complete, along with disc one of the set. Hear disc three below, and disc two here.

Don't look for Walter Becker on those endless (ridiculous) listicles ranking the "Guitar Gods of the 1970s." He's rarely mentioned in the same breath as major dudes like Eric Clapton, or Jimmy Page, or Duane Allman, or Carlos Santana, or Billy Gibbons, or Frank Zappa.

Walter Becker, co-founder of Steely Dan, died Sunday at the age of 67, according to his website.

Philadelphia's The Districts is the kind of band you just have to see live — and I'm so happy to share some of the band's explosive energy with you, from a live performance at the World Cafe.

Of course, that's not to say The Districts' recorded music isn't impressive — it is. And the band has been at it for some time: its debut release, Telephone, came out in 2012, when the members were still in high school.

Robert Plant has no wasted no time in his 60s, releasing Raising Sand, Band Of Joy and lullaby and... The Ceaseless Roar all in the span of a decade. Carry Fire will be out next month, and has already proven to be a fruitful mix of blues-licked rock 'n' roll and rhythms churned from all over the world, heard in "The May Queen."

Robyn Hitchcock's latest, self-titled album is slick, surrealist, psychedelic and oh-so-smart. Over the past 40 years, Hitchcock has released more than 20 records between his solo material and his work with The Soft Boys, the psychedelic art-rock band he founded in 1976.

As The Doors sing: "Summer's almost gone ... the winter's comin' on." Here at the World Cafe, the changing seasons are making us feel all kinds of feelings. Looking ahead to Labor Day Weekend — the unofficial end of the summer –- we hear the sounds of kids going back to school with new clothes and backpacks, and linger on memories of relaxation in the sunshine, vacation time burned and loves that were lost and found.

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