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Your Future Our Clutter is Mark E. Smith's 28th studio album with The Fall. Jesse Jenkins hide caption

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In "Gray Death," Xiu Xiu singer Jamie Stewart (right) offers scattered moments of accessibility amid the goth-tinged pathos. Huy Ngo hide caption

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This Is Happening fuses together buoyant dance music, lean synth pop, spiky punk and James Murphy's sly humor. Ruvan Wijesooriya hide caption

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Nouvelle Vague makes "Master and Servant" more deeply sexy than Depeche Mode could have imagined. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Rock Bottom Remainders perform at NPR. Left to right: Roger McGuinn, Scott Turow, Dave Barry, Ridley Pearson. May-Ying Lam/NPR hide caption

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The NPR Music interns take one last stand against their despotic employers. iStockphoto hide caption

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"Easy to Love," from Ivan and Alyosha's debut EP, is a sweetly booming ode to love as a feat of endurance. Jenny Jimenez hide caption

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