Youth Lagoon's new album, Wondrous Bughouse, comes out March 5. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Waxahatchee's new album, Cerulean Salt, comes out March 5. Jesse Riggins/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Johnny Marr's new solo album is called The Messenger. Jon Shard/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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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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