Black Lips' latest album is Underneath the Rainbow. Left to right: Jared Swilley, Joe Bradley, Cole Alexander, Ian St. Pé. Mick Rock/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The heavens open on Russell Crowe, as Noah, in the new Bible-based film. Niko Tavernise/Courtesy of Paramount Pictures hide caption

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"I feel like people don't take you as seriously unless you've done a 'studio record' — which is OK, but I think it's also important to not limit yourself to that," Skrillex says. His new LP Recess is a debut in name only, part of a consistent stream of mini-releases over the past several years. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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When hitting a high note, mezzo-soprano Dolora Zajick says, "You have to have support. You have to have resonance. People have to understand what you're saying." David Sauer/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Ambrose Akinmusire's latest album is the imagined savior is far easier to paint. Autumn DeWilde/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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