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Happyness

If you're a fan of dark, incredibly dry, wry humor, you've just found Happyness.

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Mitski

Mitski's music is dark and even scary, but glimmers of beauty peek through.

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Newport Folk Festival

Brandi Carlile, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2015

Hear the folk-rock powerhouse perform candid, emotional songs from The Firewatcher's Daughter.

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Torres

Mackenzie Scott's music channels Patti Smith and PJ Harvey while hinting at further growth.

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Paul Weller

See the beloved Britpop veteran perform songs from his new album, Saturns Pattern.

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Courtney Barnett, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2015

The rising Australian rock star went electric and then some this weekend at Newport.

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Front Row

Desaparecidos, Live In Concert

Watch Conor Oberst's punk band put on an exhilarating, fist-pumping show at Brooklyn's Shea Stadium.

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Girlpool

The charming duo performs three of the simple, direct songs from Before The World Was Big.