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"I've gotten to share all these experiences with people in my hometown," Anderson .Paak says, "and introduce my hometown to the world." Israel Ramos/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Anderson .Paak Comes Home: 'This Is What We Dreamed Of'

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"I don't like to say, 'RIP Jah' because I don't believe he's dead," rapper Clyde Guevara says of his brother Jahiem. "The energy is still here, and I still feel him." Gerald Hawkins/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'I Still Feel Him:' Clyde Guevara's Debut Memorializes His Brother's Death

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The release of Loma's self-titled debut, out Feb. 16., also marks the end of a relationship amongst its members. Bryan C. Parker/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Loma's Debut Album Marks Both A Beginning And An End

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James Murphy of LCD Soundsystem. The band is back with a new album, American Dream, six years after they bid farewell with a huge show at Madison Square Garden. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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It's Happened: LCD Soundsystem Is Back With 'American Dream'

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The War On Drugs's new album, A Deeper Understanding, reflects lead singer Adam Granduciel's stronger sense of self. Shawn Brackbill/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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On Its New Album, The War On Drugs Searches For 'A Deeper Understanding'

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Canadian band The Grindmother is a family act, led by guitarist Rain Forest and his 67-year-old mom. Jonathan Pinto hide caption

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This Ain't Your Mama's Grindcore Band — It's His

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Black Violin's new album is called Stereotypes. Lisa Leone/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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With 'Stereotypes,' A Duo Raised On Hip-Hop And Classical Has It Both Ways

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Father John Misty's latest album is titled I Love You, Honeybear. Emma Tillman/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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A Serious Man: Father John Misty's Transformation In Progress

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The Dismemberment Plan's new album, Uncanney Valley, is out Oct. 15. Shervin Lainez/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Dismemberment Plan Returns, To Its Own Surprise

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Nobuo Uematsu plays keyboard with Earthbound Papas, a rock band made up of video-game soundtrack composers. Lindsay Totty/NPR hide caption

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From Mega Man To Final Fantasy, Live Video Game Music

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Anamanaguchi combines the sound chips of old Nintendos and Game Boys with the guitars and drums of rock. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Anamanaguchi: The Band That Plays Nintendo

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