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"With all the compassion in my heart, I just want to say to white people sampling others' music: what you're engaging in is colonialism," Merrill Garbus says. "Name it for what it is." Eliot Lee Hazel/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Clockwise from upper left: Tune-Yards, Caroline Says, Balmorhea, A. Savage Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Tune-Yards, A. Savage, Balmorhea, More

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Top row: F---ed Up; Bottom row, left to right: Haley Bonar, Roy Orbison, tUnE-yArDs Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Mix: tUnE-yArDs, Roy Orbison, More

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Listeners Pick Their Favorite Albums Of 2011

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tUnE-yArDs is one of the artists performing at this year's Newport Folk Festival. fjludo via Flickr hide caption

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Newport Folk Festival Preview: Wilco, My Morning Jacket, tUnE-yArDs, More

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St. Vincent's Annie Clark recreates the pummeling sounds of Big Black, backed by the Dirty Projectors rhythm section. Wills Glasspiegel for NPR hide caption

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Our Concert Could Be Your Life: Indie's New Guard Pays Tribute To '80s Icons

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Heavy Rotation: 10 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing

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tUnE-yArDs' new album, Nikki Nack, comes out May 6. Holly Andres/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Nikki Nack

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tUnE-yArDs' new album, Nikki Nack, comes out May 6. Holly Andres/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Nikki Nack

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tUnE-yArDs: Ain't Nothing Like The Real Thing

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"Hatari" is a noisy, threadbare patchwork, but the song shines anyway. Chrissy Piper hide caption

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Hatari

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