Bruce Langhorne's soundtrack for the 1971 film The Hired Hand has inspired musicians for decades, even when it was hard to find. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Caroline Shaw's "i will hold you" is performed by the choir called The Crossing, and members of the International Contemporary Ensemble. The album, Seven Responses, will be released Feb. 24. Andrew Musson hide caption

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Caroline Shaw's Helping 'Hands'

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'Get Out' Offers Sharp Satire Along With The Scares

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Jason Eady's self-titled album comes out April 21. Anthony Barlich /Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Jason Eady, 'Barabbas'

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Chicano Batman's new album, Freedom Is Free, comes out March 3. Josue Rivas/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Blanck Mass' new album, World Eater, comes out March 3. Harrison Reid/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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World Eater

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Grandaddy's new album, Last Place, comes out March 3. Dan Cronin/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Ibibio Sound Machine's new album, Uyai, comes out March 3. Dan Wilton/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Don Bryant's new album, Don't Give Up On Love, comes out May 12. Matt White/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Don Bryant, 'How Do I Get There'

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Sui Zhen's new album, Secretly Susan, is out now via Twosyllable Records. Prue Stent/Courtest of the artist hide caption

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Sui Zhen, 'Hangin' On'

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Sera Cahoone's new album, From Where I Started, comes out March 24. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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