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Vampire Weekend's Modern Vampires of the City was the most popular record in our listener poll for the best music of 2013. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Neko Case's new album is called The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight, The More I Love You. Emily Shur/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Neko Case's new album, The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight, The More I Love You, comes out Sept. 3. Emily Shur/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Clockwise from upper left: Neko Case, Kanye West, Shigeto, Schoolboy Q Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Neko Case has been recording her latest album at WaveLab Studio in Tucson, Ariz. Jason Creps/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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