Night Beds' members perform a Tiny Desk Concert on Feb. 6, 2013. Marie McGrory/for NPR hide caption

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Shout Out Louds' new album, Optica, comes out Feb. 26. Frode & Marcus/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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John Lennon and his wife, Yoko Ono, pictured above in January 1970, are the subjects of Jonathan Cott's new book Days That I'll Remember. Cott met Lennon in 1968 and was friends with the couple. Anthony Cox/Getty Images hide caption

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Marcus Mumford of Mumford & Sons, winner of Album of the Year at the 2013 Grammy Awards. To date, the band's winning album, Babel, has sold 1,737,000 copies, according to Nielsen Soundscan. Jason Merritt/Getty Images hide caption

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The Yeah Yeah Yeahs' only SXSW appearance takes place at NPR Music's showcase at Stubb's in Austin, Texas, on March 13. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Mumford & Sons (from left: Ben Lovett, Marcus Mumford, Ted Dwane and Winston Marshall) accept the award for album of the year at the Grammy Awards on Sunday night. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images hide caption

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Keith Richards collaborates with Tom Waits in "Shenandoah" for Son of Rogues Gallery, out Feb. 19. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds' new album, Push the Sky Away, comes out Feb. 19. Cat Stevens/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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