Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen film their sketch-comedy show Portlandia in the summer, when Armisen is on hiatus from Saturday Night Live. During the rest of the year, they communicate through constant text messages, says Armisen. Chris Hornbecker/IFC hide caption

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Raphael Saadiq (upper left), The Joy Formidable (upper right), WILD FLAG (bottom) Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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