Joan Shelley's new album, Over and Even, comes out Sept. 4. Michael Wilson/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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First Listen

First Listen: Joan Shelley, 'Over And Even'

Songs on the Kentucky folk singer's second album sound ancient and true, even on first hearing.

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Aaron Lee Tasjan will release his new album, In The Blazes, on October 8. Stacie Huckeba/Courtesy of the Artist hide caption

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