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Report Substantiates North Korea Musical Instrument Concerns

Our annual April Fool's fun: U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, confirms suspicions the Democratic People's Republic of Korea has engaged in a systematic program involving the hoarding of musical instruments over the past 15 months. More...

Report Substantiates North Korea Musical Instrument Concerns

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Delicious: this 1923 Gibson A-4 snakehead on eBay.

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Aaron Weinstein is back with Lady Be Good... and oh my. Oh my.

The Monroe Mandolin Camp with Mike Compton: Sept. 9-13, near Nashville.

March 28, the one year anniversary of Nickel Creek's A Dotted Line.

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