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The Greencards. Brian Blauser hide caption

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Mother Falcon performs at The Parish in Austin, TX on February 26. Erika Reyna hide caption

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People walk past a sand sculpture of Michael Jackson created to mark the first anniversary of his death, at the Bay of Bengal coast in India. AP hide caption

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Alejandro Escovedo says he drew inspiration from many sources — from The Stooges to doo-wop — for his album Street Songs of Love. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Artist Vincent Valdez created this painting to accompany Ry Cooder's new song. Vincent Valdez hide caption

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Yalin's "Ah Be Kardesim" blends traditional Anatolian rock rhythms with fun, danceable summer beats. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Dutch producer Oliver Twizt drops his latest track, "Duddles." courtesy of the artist hide caption

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