Buddy Guy's new two-disc set is titled Rhythm & Blues. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Buddy Guy: 'Rhythm And Blues' Titan Channels Guitar Wisdom

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Sigur Ros' new album is titled Kveikur. Lilja Birgisdottir/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Sigur Ros Navigates Unknown Terrain On 'Kveikur'

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Best known for bright, accessible modern jazz, Pat Metheny takes on an experimental composer's work with the new Tap: John Zorn's Book of Angels, Vol. 20. Jimmy Katz/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Pat Metheny And John Zorn: A Vivid Sound World

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Dawes' new album is titled Stories Don't End. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Dawes' Story Gets A Fine New Chapter

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Justin Timberlake performed Saturday at the Myspace Secret Show during the SXSW Music Festival in Austin, Texas. His new album — his first in seven years — is The 20/20 Experience. Jason Kempin/Getty Images hide caption

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Justin Timberlake's Musical Vision Isn't '20/20'

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Atoms For Peace's debut album is called Amok. Eliot Lee Hazel/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Atoms For Peace: Thom Yorke's Electronic Shadow-World

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Jim James' solo debut is titled Regions of Light and Sound of God. Neil Krug/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Jim James: On A Spiritual Quest In The Digital Age

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Miles Davis' Live in Europe 1969: The Bootleg Series Vol. 2 is a compilation of previously unreleased material performed by a short-lived incarnation of his touring band. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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A 1969 Bootleg Unearths Miles Davis' 'Lost' Quintet

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Bruno Mars draws inspiration from across the pop landscape on his second album, Unorthodox Jukebox. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Bruno Mars Goes Anyplace And Everyplace On 'Jukebox'

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Crazy Horse doesn't just redeem Neil Young's mawkish moments — it transforms them. From left, Ralph Molina, Poncho Sampedro, Neil Young and Billy Talbot are Neil Young and Crazy Horse. Julie Gardner/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Neil Young Still Vital On 'Psychedelic Pill'

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On Matane Malit, the Elina Duni Quartet lays expansive instrumentation over traditional Albanian folk melodies. Blerta Kambo/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Elina Duni: Love, Lust And Albanian Folk Songs

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Lianne La Havas' debut album is titled Is Your Love Big Enough? Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Lianne La Havas: A Cool Antidote For Late Summer's Heat

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E.S.T. was Esbjorn Svensson, Dan Berglund and Magnus Ostrom. Jim Rakete hide caption

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A Posthumous Masterpiece Adds To E.S.T.'s Legacy

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