An American zoo tried experiments of playing music to animals to see if it subdued them. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Clockwise from upper left: Valeska Steiner and Sonja Glass of Boy, Matthew Cooper of Eluvium, Vampire Weekend, Annie Hardy of Giant Drag Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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The Music Is You: A Tribute to John Denver comes out April 2. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Lygia Clark's cover art for Sigur Rós' forthcoming album, Kveikur. Lygia Clark/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Natalie Maines (center) at Central Presbyterian Church in Austin, Texas during the SXSW Music Festival. Maines's band included her father, Lloyd Maines (seated left) and Ben Harper (seated right). Mindy Best/Getty Images hide caption

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