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Sara and Tegan Quin as they appeared in The Con's liner illustrations by Emy Storey. The 2007 album marked a critical turning point for the sisters and a touchstone for like-minded artists to follow. Emy Storey/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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"[Jonathan Demme] was sensitive to the fact that each musician had as much excitement to bring to the screen as to the music," Chris Frantz and Tina Weymouth write of the director's Stop Making Sense. Richard E. Aaron/Redferns/Getty hide caption

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My Chemical Romance released its defining album, The Black Parade, on Oct. 23, 2006. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Join The Black Parade: My Chemical Romance And The Politics Of Taste

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All Songs Rewind: Breaking Up With Your Favorite Bands

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Clockwise from upper left: Blood Orange, Factory Floor, NAO, Femme Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Blood Orange, NAO, Joyce Manor, Factory Floor, More

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"In material like this, I hope that there is a danger in what we're doing. I hope we are on a razor's edge." Leslie Odom Jr. gets into character as Aaron Burr on the Hamilton set. Josh Lehrer hide caption

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Being Aaron Burr

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Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! (left) and Lauren Denitzio of Worriers, whose debut LP Imaginary Life was produced by Grace. Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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All Songs +1: Laura Jane Grace And Lauren Denitzio

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100% is the performing alias of Queens, N.Y., songwriter Elaiza Santos. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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07Room 336

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Quarterbacks, the pride of New Paltz, New York. David Grimaldi/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Not In Luv

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