Clockwise from upper left: Ryan Adams, Jamie xx, Joy Williams, Eskimeaux Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Ryan Adams performs live in World Cafe's studio. John Vettese/WXPN hide caption

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Ryan Adams' self-titled 14th album comes out Sept. 9. Alice Baxley/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Ryan Adams performs at the 2014 Newport Folk Festival. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

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Ryan Adams' new album, the latest in a prolific career, is called Ashes & Fire. David Black/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Ryan Adams, in WFUV's Studio A in New York.

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