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    Floating Points, Electronic Music’s King of Pain

    The last time the English musician Sam Shepherd made an album, it took five years. His intense new record, “Crush,” took five weeks. What changed?

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    Love Elaine Stritch? Thank the Parts She Didn’t Get

    The legendary stage actress’s character was shaped as much by the roles she lost as those she won. These are some of the ones that got away.