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Traced in Air not only reinvigorated but reinvented Cynic, a metal band co-founded by guitarist Paul Masvidal and drummer Sean Reinert, who died Friday. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Today's Active Lifestyles, Polvo's second album from 1993, gets a slight makeover from its original, puke yellow-and-green color scheme for a vinyl reissue. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Jack Rose's ramblin' ragas, sun-drenched drones and hiccuping blues were guitar-picked with a big dang heart and even bigger hands. Tim Bugbee/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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