Aimee Mann and Ted Leo perform together as The Both at a Tiny Desk Concert in February 2014. Jim Tuttle/NPR hide caption

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St. Vincent's Annie Clark recreates the pummeling sounds of Big Black, backed by the Dirty Projectors rhythm section. Wills Glasspiegel for NPR hide caption

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Clockwise from top left: U2, Neil Young, Weezer, Paula Cole. Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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He's been assembling finely tuned pop-punk anthems for years, but Ted Leo sings "The Mighty Sparrow" as if it's his first day on the job. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Ted Leo and the Pharmacists. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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