The producer Mike WiLL Made-It, whose beats can be heard on the first two singles from DAMN., the new album by Kendrick Lamar. Mary Kang/Courtesy of Universal Music Group hide caption

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Sunn O)))'s Greg Anderson (center) mugs with brewers from Right Proper, Stone and Pen Druid to make "Soused," a beer inspired by the drone-metal band's collaboration with Scott Walker. Clarissa Villondo /Karlin Villondo Photography hide caption

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Firefighters and medics near the site of the Ghost Ship underground arts venue in Oakland, Ca., after a fire claimed the lives of at least thirty-six people. The East Bay Times won a Pulitzer for its reporting around the tragedy. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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Sleater-Kinney (from left, Janet Weiss, Carrie Brownstein and Corin Tucker) will release new music as part of a series to benefit Planned Parenthood. Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for The New Yorker hide caption

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