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Jenny Scheinman, far right, with her Mischief & Mayhem quartet. Left to right: drummer Jim Black, bassist Todd Sickafoose, guitarist Nels Cline. Michael Gross hide caption

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Jenny Scheinman: The Right Amount Of 'Mayhem'

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D.W. Groethe performs at the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering in Elko, Nev. Jessica Brandi Lifland hide caption

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Jessica Brandi Lifland

Open Wide And Say Yee-Haw! Dentist Goes West In Song

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The Cranberries (left to right): Noel Hogan, Fergal Lawler, Dolores O'Riordan, Mike Hogan. Jess Baumung/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Finding Hope, With The Cranberries' Help

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Robert Glasper leads his band through experiments in jazz, hip-hop, R&B and rock on his new album, Black Radio. Mike Schreiber hide caption

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Mike Schreiber

Robert Glasper: A Unified Field Theory For Black Music

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The New Orleans funk band Galactic's latest album, Carnivale Electrico, takes listeners from Fat Tuesday to Ash Wednesday. Zack Smith hide caption

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Zack Smith

Galactic: A Funky Day In The Life Of Mardi Gras

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Stefan Falke

Catherine Russell: The Fresh Air In-Studio Concert

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New Mix: A Premiere From M. Ward, Julia Holter And More

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Bret McKenzie (left) wrote five of the songs in The Muppets, including the Oscar-nominated "Man or Muppet" and the opening number, "Life's a Happy Song." Andrew Macpherson/Disney hide caption

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Bret McKenzie: A Very Manly Muppet [Extended Cut]

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Derek Miller and Alexis Krauss of Sleigh Bells. The duo's new album is Reign of Terror. Patrick Odell/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Sleigh Bells: Something To Shout About

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Gretchen Peters' new album is Hello Cruel World. Gina Binkley hide caption

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Gretchen Peters: Personal Pain As Universal Truth

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Roberta Flack's new album, Let It Be Roberta, is a collection of reworked Beatles favorites. Brian T. Silak/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Roberta Flack's Long And Winding Road

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It's natural for Leonard Cohen to think a lot about mortality near the end of his life, but Ron Sexsmith says Cohen has never sung about "frivolous things." Dominique Issermann hide caption

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Conor Oberst, Ron Sexsmith Pay Tribute To Leonard Cohen

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