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Ric Ocasek and the Cars: Just What We Needed

That mullet, those shades, the slender build, and his angular mug in those epic videos from the days when MTV ruled. The Cars' Ric Ocasek was the picture boy of '70s and '80s new wave / power pop.

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Orange Popsicles and Lemonade: 20 Timeless Songs of Summer

Whether you're at the beach or just hanging out in the backyard, these timeless summer classics are sure to make the summer sun shine a little bit brighter.

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Return of the Anti-Valentine’s Day Playlist

With twice as much gory lyrics and depression as last year!

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The Moog: Seasons in the Underground

Hungarian quintet is this close to making a major impression.

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I Heard You Missed Us (Says Van Halen and Many, Many Others) -- We're Back!

The David Lee Roth-fronted Van Halen returns after a 28-year absence. Who else has made fans wait that long? Quite a few, it turns out.

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20 Music Videos from the 1980s That Have Aged Terribly

In this third and final installment of Sound Affects' retrospective of music videos from the 1980s, we focus on 20 promos that the passage of time has been especially unkind to.

Dennis Shin
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Everyday Rock Stars: An Interview with the Cars

With their first new album in nearly a quarter century, David Robinson of the Cars discusses playing drums for the first time in 24 years, designing the band's visual look, and why you'll never hear a Cars song on Glee.

Jessy Krupa
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The Cars: Move Like This

After 24 years, the Cars return, albeit without the late bassist/vocalist Benjamin Orr. That it sounds like the Cars isn't necessarily the faint praise you might think it is.

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The Cars: self-titled

Charlotte Robinson
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The Cars: The Cars Unlocked [DVD]

This set compiled by Cars front-man Ric Ocasek can be viewed in two ways: As a fan, or as an audio-video purist. The former will be pleased, the latter will be disappointed.

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