Wavves' new album Afraid of Heights comes out March 26. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Dave Grohl gives the keynote speech at SXSW 2013. Mito Habe-Evans/NPR hide caption

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Alt-J lead vocalist Joe Newman gives his unique voice a break during the band's show at NPR Music's SXSW showcase at Stubb's in Austin. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

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Trevor Powers of Youth Lagoon performs at NPR Music's 2013 SXSW Showcase at Stubb's. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

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Katie Crutchfield of Waxahatchee performs at NPR Music's 2013 SXSW Showcase at Stubb's. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

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Twin Horns Of Joy? Members of the band The Bottom Dollars play on the street in Austin, Texas, during the opening night of the South by Southwest music festival. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

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Low's new album, The Invisible Way, comes out March 19. Zoran Orlic/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Josh Ritter performs The Beast in Its Tracks at Le Poisson Rouge. Ebru Yildiz for NPR hide caption

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