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Zayn Malik's debut solo album, Mind of Mine, follows his departure from the boy band One Direction, with which he released four albums in four years. Miller Mobley/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Clockwise from upper left: Explosions In The Sky, Frankie Cosmos, Parquet Courts, Told Slant Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Explosions In The Sky, Parquet Courts, Wire, Told Slant, More

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03Drive

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When Apple used the song "1234" in a 2007 iPod commercial, it turned Canadian singer Feist into a star. A panel at this year's SXSW agreed that music licensing remains lucrative — and complicated. YouTube hide caption

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'How Did This Song Get In That Commercial?' Some Answers From SXSW

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01I Was Insane

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Clockwise from upper left: Dirty Dishes, The Overcoats, Gallant, Billie Marten, KAO=S Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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SXSW 2016 Music Preview

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Gwen Stefani's new solo album, her first since 2006, is called This Is What the Truth Feels Like. Jamie Nelson/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Comeback Girl: Gwen Stefani On Healing In Public

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Top row: Sturgill Simpson, Beth Orton; Bottom row: Damien Jurado, Julianna Barwick Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Sturgill Simpson, Beth Orton, Julianna Barwick, Damien Jurado, More

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New Mix: Music From M. Ward, Nothing, Marissa Nadler, A Chat With Mitski & More

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