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Ghostface Killah's new album, 36 Seasons, comes out Dec. 9. Stan Oh/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Ghostface Killah, '36 Seasons'

A superstar cast made a real life love story — disguised as an action movie — just because.

PRhyme is Royce Da 5'9" (left) and DJ Premier. Courtesy of The Chamber Group hide caption

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PRhyme, 'PRhyme'

Royce Da 5' 9" and DJ Premier's collaborative project is a hardcore rap fan's dream come true.

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'When I Reach That Heavenly Shore: Unearthly Black Gospel 1926-1936'

A three-disc set of vibrant songs from a golden age that set the path for rock 'n' roll.

She & Him's new album, Classics, comes out Dec. 2. Autumn De Wilde/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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She & Him, 'Classics'

Zooey Deschanel and M. Ward cover standards with the timeless impeccability for which they're known.

Two Inch Astronaut's new album, Foulbrood, comes out Nov. 25. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Two Inch Astronaut, 'Foulbrood'

The duo borrows heavily from the legacy of Dischord Records, while still sounding fresh and vital.

A remixed, remastered reissue of When You Land Here, It's Time to Return, the 1997 debut album by Flake Music, comes out Nov. 25. Singer James Mercer would later become famous for his work in The Shins and Broken Bells. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Flake Music, 'When You Land Here, It's Time To Return'

Before James Mercer became famous in The Shins, he sang in a like-minded band called Flake Music.

Your Old Droog's self-titled new album comes out Nov. 25. Seher Sikandar/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Your Old Droog, 'Your Old Droog'

If this is the first time you're hearing of somebody called Your Old Droog, don't even trip.

Bryan Ferry's new album, Avonmore, comes out Nov. 17. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Bryan Ferry, 'Avonmore'

In great form at 69, the Roxy Music singer channels his classic work while still sounding fresh.

Robert Wyatt's new album, Different Every Time, comes out Nov. 18. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Robert Wyatt, 'Different Every Time'

A double-length set provides a sweeping, ambitious introduction to the prog-rock legend.

Thompson is, among others, folk musicians Richard and Linda Thompson and their son Teddy. Thompson's new album, Family, comes out Nov. 18. Linda Thompson/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Thompson, 'Family'

Thompson gathers many branches of a formidable family tree that includes Richard, Linda and Teddy.