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Clockwise from upper left: Many Rooms, Wye Oak, Let's Eat Grandma, José González. Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Wye Oak, José González, Let's Eat Grandma, More

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Carrie Brownstein on the set of Portlandia. Brownstein is currently adapting her 2015 memoir, Hunger Makes Me A Modern Girl, for a Hulu pilot. Augusta Quirk/IFC hide caption

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Carrie Brownstein Is The 'Unabashed Protagonist' Of Her Own Story

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Laura Marling On World Cafe

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"There can be a natural conversational element to our music sometimes, because the songs usually are sort of a conversation between the three of us," Khruangbin says. Mary Kang/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Lorde, seen here at the 2014 Grammy Awards, is the only woman nominated in this year's album of the year category. Frazer Harrison/Getty Images hide caption

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New Study Shows A Grave Lack Of Gender Diversity In The Music Industry

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Native Young performs live for the World Cafe in Cape Town, South Africa. WXPN hide caption

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Sense Of Place South Africa: Native Young

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