The Lab

The Lab

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2 hr, 59 min

A roundtable of music experts.

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If you see live music in Los Angeles, you've probably seen Marion Hodges.

A deeply subjective, and far too brief examination of the life, work, and influence of perhaps the most singular/visionary artist of our time: David Bowie.

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