Clockwise from upper left: Cover art for Björk's Vespertine, Wilco's Yankee Hotel Foxtrot, Moby's Play, Kanye West's Late Registration, Sleigh Bells' Treats and Regina Spektor's Begin To Hope
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Ryuichi Sakamoto, with Alva Noto and Bryce Dessner, composed the soundtrack to the film The Revenant. The soundtrack is available digitally now and in stores Jan. 8.
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Charlie Belle isn't a person, it's a band: the duo of vocalist/guitarist Jendayi Bonds and her brother, drummer Gyasi Bonds, who released two talked-about EPs this year.
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