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Is The 'Xscape' Deluxe Version Worth It? 3 Words: Michael Jackson Demos

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Conor Oberst's new album, Upside Down Mountain, comes out May 20. Butch Hogan/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Upside Down Mountain

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tUnE-yArDs' new album, Nikki Nack, comes out May 6. Holly Andres/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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In Rio, A Universe Of Samba

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Album Review: 'Morning Phase'

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Album Review: 'Sun Structures,' By Temples

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Temples' new album, Sunstructures, is out Feb. 11. Ed Miles/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Sun Structures

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Tom Brosseau's Grass Punks comes out Jan. 21. Nathaniel Wood/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Live at the Cellar Door, the new album from Neil Young, was recorded in 1970. Gary Burden/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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When Donny Hathaway, Thelonious Monk And Neil Young Hit A Turning Point

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