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04Will of the Ancient Call

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02Pedestrian At Best

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    Pedestrian At Best
    Album
    Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit
    Artist
    Courtney Barnett
    Label
    Mom + Pop Music
    Released
    2015

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Top row: Death Cab For Cutie; middle row, left to right: Laura Marling, Asaf Avidan, Ibeyi; bottom row: Modest Mouse Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Modest Mouse, Death Cab for Cutie, Laura Marling, More

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The long-running Australian rock band Pond features members of Tame Impala, Mink Mussel Creek and Allbrook/Avery. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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02Elvis' Flaming Star

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    Elvis' Flaming Star
    Album
    Man It Feels Like Space Again
    Artist
    Pond
    Label
    Caroline
    Released
    2015

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"With Fleuve, I was mostly writing about a potential version of myself — a more bad-ass, f----- up one," Geneviève Castrée says. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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03Fillee Tannée / Fille Tendue

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World Cafe Next: Viet Cong

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