I'm not sure if this is a bug, or just a problem on my system, but the dist-upgrade last friday broke audio on everything except iceweasel. Apparently, pulseaudio is not starting or something, so was able to get audio working for rhythmbox by manually running:
after logging into GNOME. I got this from the following thread:
With a little side of applesauce...
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