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Clockwise from upper left: Weezer, Sufjan Stevens, Lia Ices, Lucinda Williams, Shabazz Palaces Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Weezer, Lucinda Williams, Sufjan Stevens, More

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The New Pornographers will play songs from Brill Bruisers inside New York's famed Brill Building on Thursday, Sept. 4. Chris Buck/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Drummer Joe Easley with The Dismemberment Plan performs during Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival Weekend 2 on April 19, 2014 Gerry Maceda/Retna Ltd./Corbis hide caption

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"[Alice Cooper] trying to be as safe and commercial as possible [because] that record is still a record for the freaks," Ty Segall says of Love It to Death. Denee Petracek/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Guest DJ Ty Segall

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Guest DJ Smokey Robinson

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