The New York band Jazz Passengers recently got back together, and recorded a familiar cover to mark the occasion. courtesy of DL Media/Justin Time Records hide caption

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Teaming up with Indigo Girls' Amy Ray, Lucy Wainwright Roche sings with the wry guardedness of hard-won optimism in "October." courtesy of the artist hide caption

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No Age's new album, Everything in Between, touches on the duo's speedy skate-punk roots. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Beatles' Apple label, as seen on a copy of Abbey Road. Apple not only released The Beatles' own records, but also looked for younger acts the band hoped would flourish. Don Ryan/AP Photo hide caption

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Borrowing as much from soul as it does from rock, Patrick Watson's "Sit Down Beside Me" is both lovely and haunting. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Jazz pianist Vijay Iyer spent just two days recording his latest album, Solo. Hans Speekenbrink hide caption

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Elizabeth Powell's charming, willowy voice helps make Land of Talk's "Cloak and Cipher" utterly intoxicating. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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American guitarist Cory Wong pairs up with Peruvian singer Paloma Godoy for "Quizas Un Dia Asi," an intimate take on an Afro-Peruvian classic. Chantel Hansen hide caption

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In “The Kirwan Song,” The Amazing cooks up a bewitching six-and-a-half-minute feast. Carl Abrahamsson hide caption

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Warpaint: Infectious Melodies, Slow-Burning Fury

"Undertow" begins simply before unfolding into a gorgeous sprawl of dark, hypnotic textures.

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Bruno Mars co-wrote "Right Round" by Flo Rida (featuring Ke$ha) and "Wavin' Flag" by K'naan. Atlantic Records hide caption

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Sufjan Stevens' "Too Much" builds into a gorgeous, synthetic force field of huge proportions. Denny Renshaw hide caption

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