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Sadie Dupuis of Speedy Ortiz performs in Alabama. As outdated assumptions about the market for instruments come to light, some guitar-makers finally are starting to recognize that players come in all shapes, sizes and genders. David A. Smith/Getty Images hide caption

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Instrument-Makers Learn A Long-Overdue Lesson: It Isn't Just Men Playing Guitar

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Janelle Monae's Dirty Computer is on our short list of the best new albums out on April 27. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: April 27

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Clockwise from upper left: Laura Burhenn, Run The Jewels, The Flaming Lips, Sadie Dupuis of Sad13, John Prine Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Run The Jewels, Flaming Lips, John Prine, More

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02Raising The Skate

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    Raising The Skate
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    Label
    Carpark
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    2015

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Speedy Ortiz's new album, Major Arcana, comes out July 9. Shawn Brackbill/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Pioneer Spine

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