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Clockwise from upper left: The New Pornographers, Mapei, Moon Hooch. Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Clap Your Hands Say Yeah (top), Lisa Hannigan, James Blake, Jesse Sykes (middle row left to right), Neutral Milk Hotel (bottom). Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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All Songs Considered

New Mix: Tom Waits, Neutral Milk Hotel And More

Also this week: Clap Your Hands Say Yeah readies its first album since 2007, and the two reigning kings of falsetto join forces.

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