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Matt Pinfield, Mondo Cozmo, TJ Lavin and more share how music has helped them through their darkest days

“Music, for me, has really been the cure-all and the medicine for everything in my life.”

That’s what legendary music journalist and radio DJ Matt Pinfield said when we asked how music has helped him through dark times.

ABP spoke with musicians Mondo Cozmo, Mike Xavier, Grandson and Sabriel, and BMX rider and TV host TJ Lavin about music’s impact on their toughest moments and heard tales of teenage alienation, channeling angst through Fiona Apple and rapping in a coma.

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