Madisen Ward and the Mama Bear's debut album, Skeleton Crew, is out now. Danny Clinch/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The song "Home" from Holly Herndon's new album, Platform, concerns being honest with ourselves about technology so that as a society we can figure out how to make things better. Bennet Perez/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Pianist and composer Stephen Hough. Andrew Crowley/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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After 42 years, cellist Joel Krosnick (foreground, left) is bidding farewell to the Juilliard String Quartet. Sony Classical/Simon Powis hide caption

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Ramsey Lewis' hit single "The In Crowd" was recorded live in concert 50 years ago this month. Courtesy of Ravinia Festival hide caption

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Queen Latifah plays blues singer Bessie Smith in the HBO movie Bessie. Frank Masi/Courtesy of HBO hide caption

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Ben Stonehill and his sons Lennox Lee Stonehill and Bob Stonehill, taken in New York, circa 1948. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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B.B King in 1996. David Redfern/Redferns hide caption

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Hiatus Kaiyote. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Julian Petty. Courtesy of Nixon Peabody hide caption

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An image from a video made by photographer Aaron Mischel which featured the song "Happy" by the band Secrets in Stereo. Aaron Mischel/YouTube hide caption

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