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The artwork for VHO–L's Deeper Than Sky perfectly illustrates the shredded cosmos the album explores. Brandon Duncan/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Viking's Choice 2015: Hear The Discussion And The Songs

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Bob and Robin take a Dickensian journey in this year's holiday music special, with visits from some old friends, including Carrie Brownstein, Dan Auerbach, Aimee Mann and Ted Leo, Ben Folds and more. Mito Habe-Evans hide caption

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The All Songs Considered Holiday Spectacular, 2015

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With four planned albums exploring the individual tastes of Agoraphobic Nosebleed's members, vocalist Kat Katz (far right) takes the lead on the sludgy Arc. Josh Sisk/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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David Bowie's new album, Blackstar, comes out Jan. 8. Jimmy King/Courtesy of the artist. hide caption

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All Songs +1: David Bowie Fulfills His Jazz Dream

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This is your chance to get creative, have fun and maybe win your own Tiny Desk Concert. Juana Merlo/NPR hide caption

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Announcing Our 2016 Tiny Desk Contest

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