Luscious Jackson has reconvened after more than a decade for its new album, Magic Hour, which comes out Nov. 5. Doug Seymour/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Ethan Johns. Jennifer Tipoulow/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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"[Lou Reed] really saw the beauty of life, and wanted to be a person who could live in that beauty as often as possible," longtime publicist Bill Bentley says. Karl Walter/Getty Images hide caption

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Lou Reed. Jean Baptiste Mondino/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Clockwise from upper left: Death Cab For Cutie, Milosh, Swearin', La Luz Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Adele. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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BoDeans recently performed live on Mountain Stage. Josh Saul/Mountain Stage hide caption

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San Fermin performs at a Tiny Desk Concert on Sept. 19, 2013. Abbey Oldham/NPR hide caption

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Arcade Fire's new album, Reflektor, comes out Tuesday. JF Lalonde/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Swearin's new album, Surfing Strange, comes out Nov. 5. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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