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Frank Ocean's 'Orange' Revolution
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Big K.R.I.T.: Music Straight 'From The Underground'
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The dB's: Still Plaintive After All These Years
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Known for brevity's sake as The Idler Wheel..., Fiona Apple's new album is her first in seven years. Lionel Deluy hide caption

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Fiona Apple's 'Wheel' Of Extravagant Emotions
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On 'Banga,' Patti Smith Pays Homage To Friends
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Making Music From Messy Relationships With 'Kin'
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Diamond Rugs: Carefully Constructed Drinking Songs
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Todd Snider: 'Stoner Fables' With A Layered Worldview
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Loudon Wainwright III Looks Back At His 'Old Man'
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Bonnie Raitt's 'Slipstream': A Barnstorming Good Time
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There's Only 'One Direction' For This Boy Band: Up
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Dierks Bentley's 'Home' Is Full Of Country Struggles
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'Barchords': An Intense, Pensive Album About Love
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