Chelsea Light Moving's self-titled debut comes out March 5. Carlos van Hijfte/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Josh Ritter's new album, The Beast in Its Tracks, comes out March 5. Laura Wilson/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Cloud Cult's album, Love, comes out March 5. Cody York/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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This member of Middle Brother had someone send an MP3 to All Songs Considered a couple years back, and now look at him: He's on the NPR Music website again. Katie Hayes Luke/for NPR hide caption

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Shout Out Louds' new album, Optica, comes out Feb. 26. Frode & Marcus/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Heligoats. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The xx performs a Tiny Desk Concert on Jan. 29, 2013. Gabriella Demczuk/NPR hide caption

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Keith Richards collaborates with Tom Waits in "Shenandoah" for Son of Rogues Gallery, out Feb. 19. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Ivan & Alyosha's first full-length album, All the Times We Had, comes out Feb. 26. Kyle Dean Reinford/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Taylor Swift gives the opening performance at the 55th Annual Grammy Awards Sunday in Los Angeles. Christopher Polk/Getty Images for NARAS hide caption

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