Bruce Springsteen performing in November at Madison Square Garden. Jemal Countess/Getty Images hide caption

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In his music, Josh Garrels says, he tries to "peel back layers" of what it means to be a Christian. Sasha Arutyunova/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Nick Lowe's Quality Street: A Seasonal Selection for All the Family is an album of original holiday songs and some reworked classics. Zoran Orlic/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Mark Mulcahy, the songwriter behind the much-beloved "Hey Sandy," returns after eight years and a tragic loss. R. Murray/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Donald Fagen's new memoir is titled Eminent Hipster. Danny Clinch/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Donald Fagen On Being A Professional Hipster WXPN-FM

The founding member of Steely Dan speaks with World Cafe host David Dye about his new memoir, Eminent Hipsters.

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The Beatles in 1965. Michael Ochs Archives/Corbis hide caption

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Some Things Never Stay The Same is the new album from Davin Wood (left) and Tim Heidecker, better known as Heidecker & Wood. Nick Weidner/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Broken Bells — James Mercer (left) and Brian Burton (a.k.a. Danger Mouse) — are back with a new album. After The Disco is due out in January. James Minchin hide caption

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Midlake's new album, Antiphon, is out Nov. 5. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Luscious Jackson has reconvened after more than a decade for its new album, Magic Hour, which comes out Nov. 5. Doug Seymour/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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"[Lou Reed] really saw the beauty of life, and wanted to be a person who could live in that beauty as often as possible," longtime publicist Bill Bentley says. Karl Walter/Getty Images hide caption

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Arcade Fire's new album, Reflektor, comes out Tuesday. JF Lalonde/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The new Los Campesinos! album, No Blues, comes out Oct. 29. Kirsten McTernan/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Doc Pomus, pictured here in the 1980s, was an obscure, yet prolific songwriter who died in 1991. A.K.A. Doc Pomus is a documentary about his life. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Lucy Wainwright Roche. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The 1975's self-titled debut is out now. Dave Ma/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Paul McCartney's latest album, New, is out now. Mary McCartney/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Dismemberment Plan's new album, Uncanney Valley, is out Oct. 15. Shervin Lainez/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Jack Black and Kyle Gass of Tenacious D mug as 1960s hippies in a promo clip for Festival Supreme, a Los Angeles-based alternative comedy festival of their own creation. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Jim Bianco wants to write a song about you. Yes, you. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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