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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Kings of Leon, left to right: Jared, Caleb, Matthew and Nathan Followill. Dan Winters/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Elton John tells Fresh Air's Terry Gross that The Diving Board is "a very adult album." Joseph Guay/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Sonic Youth's Thurston Moore gazes over the rail on the Station to Station train as it speeds across the country. Mara McKevitt hide caption

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Linda Ronstadt performs in 1970. Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images hide caption

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Mike Doughty's latest album, Circles Super Bon Bon, revisits songs from his years fronting the band Soul Coughing. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Nirvana in 1993 (from left): Kurt Cobain, Krist Novoselic, Dave Grohl. Anton Corbijn hide caption

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Trent Reznor. Baldur Bragason/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Neko Case's new album is called The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight, The More I Love You. Emily Shur/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Kathleen Hanna (center) is the frontwoman of The Julie Ruin. The band's debut album is titled Run Fast. /Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Franz Ferdinand's latest album is titled Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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More than 10 years ago, John Darnielle of The Mountain Goats made a career-defining record with the crudest possible tools. D.L. Anderson/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Grant Hart has had an enigmatic career since his days drumming with the influential punk trio Hüsker Dü. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Swedish musician Anna von Hausswolff says she was drawn to the church organ by its physicality: "When you play it, you can really feel it because you're sitting close to the pipes. It's almost as if you're becoming a part of the instrument." Anders Nydam/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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