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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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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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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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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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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