Drummer LaFrae Sci (seen here in a photo shoot for Tom Tom Magazine) says that even nonmusicians can benefit from learning to hear two rhythms at once. Meg Wachter/Tom Tom Magazine hide caption

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The National's new album is titled Trouble Will Find Me. Deirdre O'Callaghan/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Clockwise from upper left: Cover art for The National's Trouble Will Find Me, Iggy Pop, Walker Lukens and Tricky Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Jonsi performs on stage during Day 3 of the Splendour in the Grass music festival at Woodfordia on August 1, 2010, in Woodford, Australia. Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images hide caption

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Matt Berninger and The National performed on the "Which" stage at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tenn., on Friday, June 11, 2010. Laura Fedele hide caption

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