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Mitski On 'Puberty 2' And The Nature Of Happiness

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"Collaboration is one of the finest gifts of artistry," k.d. lang (center) says. Together, she, Neko Case (left) and Laura Veirs (right) are case/lang/veirs. Jason Quigley/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Neko Case, k.d. lang And Laura Veirs On The Art Of Working Together

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"I like really spooky songs and I like real major [key] songs, so I don't know how that fits in — that's just Starflyer," Jason Martin says. "I like interweaving them both." Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Show Up Early To The Party With Andy Shauf

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Canadian band The Grindmother is a family act, led by guitarist Rain Forest and his 67-year-old mom. Jonathan Pinto hide caption

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This Ain't Your Mama's Grindcore Band — It's His

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Exene Cervenka and John Doe perform in Hollywood in September 2004. "The first person I ever saw jump into the audience was me," Cervenka tells Fresh Air. Amanda Edwards/Getty Images hide caption

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A Personal History Of L.A. Punk: 'It Was A Free-For-All For Outcasts'

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Prince performs in New York in 1981, on tour behind his third album, Dirty Mind. Richard E. Aaron/Redferns hide caption

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'His Music Does The Talking': Manager Owen Husney On Prince's Legacy

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Sense Of Place North Carolina: Squirrel Nut Zippers

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On Andrew Bird's Latest, Real Life Takes The Reins

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Beach Slang at The First Unitarian Church. Greg Pallante/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Beach Slang On Here & Now

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A Man Alive is Thao Nguyen's latest album with her band, Thao & the Get Down Stay Down. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Music Moment: Thao Nguyen

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All Songs +1: Iggy Pop & Josh Homme Talk 'Post Pop Depression'

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The Quiet Beatle's Long Shadow: Dhani Harrison On Sharing His Dad With The World

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Ra Ra Riot is known for making indie rock you can dance to. Their new album, Need Your Light, is out now. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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More Than Just 'Indie Rock With Strings': Ra Ra Riot On Evolving Together

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Animal Collective's new album, Painting With, comes out Feb. 19. Tom Andrew/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Animal Collective Walks In The Beach Boys' Footsteps (Literally)

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The Record Company On World Cafe

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Lucinda Williams' new album, The Ghosts of Highway 20, shows off her Southern roots. David McClister/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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On Her New Album, Lucinda Williams Is Driven, Not Comfortable

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Ane Brun's new album is called When I'm Free. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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For Singer Ane Brun, 'Freedom Is Really An Absence Of Fear'

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Alejandra Deheza finished the album SVIIB on her own after the death of her School of Seven Bells collaborator Benjamin Curtis. Clarke Tolton/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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School Of Seven Bells, A Musical Partnership Cut Short, Crosses The Finish Line

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