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Smithsonian Folkways' vast historical archive of folk music has some surprising and futuristic entries among its aisles. Thomas Vogel/Getty Images hide caption

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Steve Aoki On World Cafe

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Kraftwerk standing in phone booths in Keio Plaza Hotel, Tokyo, September 1981. Koh Hasebe/Shinko Music/Getty Images hide caption

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Kraftwerk's Remarkable Journey — And Where It Took Us

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Lido Pimienta's Miss Colombia is one of the best albums released in April. Daniella Murillo/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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NPR Music's Top 14 Albums Of April

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Leslie Hayman, Kirsten Dunst, A.J. Cook and Chelse Swain as the enigmatic Lisbon sisters in Sofia Coppola's The Virgin Suicides. Courtesy of The Criterion Collection hide caption

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Genesis Breyer P-Orridge, photographed in New York on Aug. 19, 2007. The artist, best known for their work in the groups Throbbing Gristle and Psychic TV, died on March 14, 2020. Neville Elder/Redferns/Getty Images hide caption

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This is the single artwork for "Eraser III." We can't even print the acronym of the Toronto punk band it's from. Carlos Velasquez/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Wajatta is a sort of musical odd couple: John Tejada (left) is a meticulous electronic composer and Reggie Watts (right) improvises all his music. Their album, Don't Let Get You Down, is out now. The1point8/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'Art Shouldn't Be Painful': How Wajatta Combines Improvisation And Production

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Elyse Weinberg rolled with Neil Young and Joni Mitchell in the late '60s, and released only one LP before leaving the music industry. David Elliot/Courtesy of Numero Group hide caption

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Grimes' fifth album, Miss Anthropocene, pushes the pleasure buttons of mainstream pop while also appearing to critique it. Mac Boucher/Neil Hansen/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Review: On 'Miss Anthropocene,' Grimes Crafts Pop Both Visceral And Cryptic

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