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Mike Hill (center) says Tombs won't have a prog-rock period, but that he wants a career trajectory akin to Swans and Neurosis. Jason Hellmann/Courtesy of Relapse Records hide caption

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Karen & Mike Wedding Song

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With drums, woodwinds and brass, acoustic guitarist Cian Nugent's 24-minute "Sixes & Sevens" studies a soul in rapturous torrent. Ailbhe Nic Oireachtaigh/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Sixes & Sevens

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The Austin-based duo Zorch, as surf and turf. Laurel Barickman, RecSpec/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Exclusive Previews: Danger Mouse, Le Butcherettes, More

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