Mates of State's cover of Tom Waits' "Long Way Home" takes an unexpected approach to the morose original. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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There's a seamless, poignant immediacy to Blonde Redhead's ambiguous "My Plants Are Dead." courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Blonde Redhead embraces electronics and an ethereal mood on its latest album, Penny Sparkle. Pier Nicola D'Amico hide caption

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