Tom Randle (left) and Daniel Okulitch in the opera Brokeback Mountain. Javier del Real/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Danny Brown. Sara Kerens/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Electronic music producer Dave Liang and jazz singer Zhang Le collaborated on a new album of Shanghai jazz standards from the 1930s and 1940s. Zhuang Yan/Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Pete Seeger. Joe Kohen/WireImage hide caption

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In spite of the robotic persona they've cultivated for years, Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo elected to make the latest Daft Punk album in a real studio, with real musicians. David Black/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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David Crosby's new solo album, his first such release in two decades, is called Croz. Buzz Person/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Pioneering American violinist Maud Powell (1867-1920). Wikimedia Commons hide caption

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Angélique Kidjo's new album, Eve, showcases the voices of women from Kenya and her home country of Benin. Pierre Marie Zimmerman/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Choreographer Bill T. Jones at an appearance earlier this year. Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images hide caption

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Ebro Darden (left) with (from left to right) Young Guru, Bun B and DJ Premier in June 2012 in New York City. Johnny Nunez/WireImage hide caption

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Against Me!'s latest album is Transgender Dysphoria Blues. Left to right: Inge Johansson, James Bowman, Laura Jane Grace, Atom Willard. Ryan Russell/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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