Yours, Dreamily is the debut album by The Arcs, a band led by Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys. Alysse Gafkjen/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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German DJ Shantel collaborates with Greek musician Areti Ketime in "EastWest." Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Max Richter has written Sleep, an eight-hour lullaby for our fast-paced lives. Rhys Frampton/Deutsche Grammophon hide caption

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Lizz Wright's latest album is called Freedom & Surrender. Jesse Kitt/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Masta Ace in New York in July. Polina Yamshchikov for NPR hide caption

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Classical guitarist Berta Rojas' new album, History of Tango, charts a new course for the popular style. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Producer, engineer and musician John Congleton. Jeaneen Lund/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Dee Dee Bridgewater's new album, Dee Dee's Feathers, mines the rich history of New Orleans music. Greg Miles/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Danish musician Amalie Bruun the woman behind the black metal project Myrkur. Rasmus Malmstroem/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats. Malia James/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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FKA twigs' new EP is called M3LL155X (pronounced "Melissa"). It follows a breakthrough year in which her debut album, LP1, was nominated for the Mercury Prize. Dominic Sheldon/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Bassist Christian McBride syncs up with drummer Lewis Nash in 2011. Simon Russell/Getty Images hide caption

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Three years ago, Carly Rae Jepsen dominated the summer with a hit no one saw coming. Her new album is called Emotion. Matthew Welch/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Aquaria, the new album by BOOTS, comes out November 13. Eliot Lee Hazel/Nasty Little Man PR hide caption

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