Sean Rowe's new album, Madman, comes out Sept. 9. Anthony Saint James/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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First Listen: Sean Rowe, 'Madman'

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Ty Segall Rocks Out — Acoustic-Style, And With More Polish

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Anthony D'Amato: A Songsmith Schooled By A Master Poet

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Heavy Rotation: 10 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing

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Clockwise from upper left: Weezer, Sufjan Stevens, Lia Ices, Lucinda Williams, Shabazz Palaces Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Weezer, Lucinda Williams, Sufjan Stevens, More

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05A Little Lost

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02Back to the Shack

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