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On Here Lies Love, David Byrne teams up with Fatboy Slim to tell the story of Imelda Marcos. Clayton Cubitt hide caption

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A portrait of Hunter S. Thompson. George Frayne hide caption

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"No Wonder" is characteristic of Stratton's ability to balance the direct and oblique into a single engrossing song. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Jim Marshall shot photos for more than 500 album covers. Jim Britt hide caption

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Tiesto is arguably the most famous DJ in the world. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Crooked Fingers. Brian Blauser hide caption

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Joanna Newsom's previous albums include The Milk-Eyed Mender and Ys. Annabel Mehran hide caption

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Joanna Newsom and her band perform live at the 6th and I Synagogue in Washington, D.C. Shantell Mitchell hide caption

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The dance music of Four Tet's "Love Cry" only reaches the hips incidentally, on its way to the brain. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Slovakian husband-and-wife band Longital flew in a long way to play SXSW 2010. Ivana Lipovska hide caption

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Billy Bragg performs at the Jail Guitar Doors USA launch party, held on the night after the visit to Travis County Correctional Complex. Shantel Mitchell for NPR hide caption

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