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One of the biggest weeks of the year for many DIY bands is the week of South by Southwest, a week-long arts festival in Austin, Texas that features independent films, musicians and other artists.

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What does it mean to be a woman?

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Sophie Allison — or as the music world knows her — Soccer Mommy, has spent the last year and a half since the release of her debut album Clean on the rise.

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You probably haven’t heard of Brandy Clark before, but you’ve definitely heard one of her songs. Between “Follow Your Arrow” by Kacey Musgraves and Miranda Lambert’s “Mama’s Broken Heart,” she’s penned hits for some of the best in the business.

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The techniques and musical innovations brought over by the Jamaican immigrant community in New York City were some of the key elements in the development of early hip-hop.

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Every track details a certain moment of transparency where he is able to let out the feelings he has kept confined. His work has always been relatively romantic but typically this was presented through the music.

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Walking out of Ford Field on Saturday night, I felt like I had made a mistake. My ears buzzed with the sound of a record-breaking, 70,000-strong audience sing-along.

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Guided By Voices has always basically been known as Bob Pollard and a bunch of guys with day jobs. He was the driving force behind the band in any of its iterations.

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With his pale white skin and deep red hair, Archy Marshall is more like a human embodiment of a cigarette than he is a singer/multi-instrumentalist. He’s got the voice to match, too: gnarled, deep and gruff.

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Sometimes, when you pair up a producer and a rapper who each have their own signature sound, you can immediately imagine what their collaboration might sound like.