Blitzen Trapper's latest album, Destroyer of the Void, is another ambitious and stylistically diverse curveball. Todd Roeth hide caption

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Band of Horses recorded Infinite Arms in various locations across the U.S., from northern Minnesota to the Mojave Desert and Hollywood. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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A fire dancer performs for crowds on the beach outside Cafe Mambo in San Antonio, on the island of Ibiza in Spain. Chris Jackson hide caption

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Green Day formed in 1987 with frontman Billie Joe Armstrong (right), bassist Mike Dirnt (left) and drummer Tre Cool (center). Marina Chavez hide caption

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In "Don't Fall in Love With a Lonely Girl," Freedy Johnston has a breezy way with a lurid state of affairs. Chris Carroll hide caption

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Arcade Fire announced two new tracks on its website with this virtual postcard. Gabriel Jones hide caption

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You may know Katrina and the Waves, but you definitely know the band's timeless hit song. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Ratatat's new album LP4 follows up on themes from the Brooklyn electronic rock duo's previous album. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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A long way from the scream of his youth, Roky Erickson now favors a weathered voice, which collaborator Will Sheff calls a "priceless antique." Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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