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U.K. rapper AJ Tracey. His sophomore full-length, Flu Game, is on our shortlist of the best albums out on April 16. Michael O'Donnel/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The Top 6 Albums Out On April 16

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All Songs Considered hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton rented a cabin in the woods for a special holiday party, with Kishi Bashi, Dan Deacon, Carrie Brownstein, and more as guests. Mike Brinson/Getty Images hide caption

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Listen to our Holiday Party for the ages

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Top row left to right: Palehound, Soccer Mommy, Jay Som; Bottom row left to right: Caroline Spence, Joseph Shabason, Lucy Dacus Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Artists We Love Cover Songs They Love

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Clockwise from upper left: Lana Del Rey, Lizzo, Carly Rae Jepsen, FKA Twigs, The National, Brittany Howard Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Poll Results: NPR Listeners Pick The Top Albums Of 2019

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Clockwise from upper left: Burna Boy, Big Thief, Lizzo, Tyler, The Creator, Billie Eilish, Better Oblivion Community Center Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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ASC Year in Review 2019

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Sharon Van Etten inside the World Cafe Performance Studio Rachel Del Sordo/WXPN hide caption

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Sharon Van Etten On World Cafe

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After taking a break to go back to school, do some acting and become a mom, Sharon Van Etten has just released her first new album in five years. Ryan Pfluger/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Hear Sharon Van Etten Break Down Every Track On Her Stunning New Album

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"They're still love songs. They're still melodically driven," Sharon Van Etten says. "I just feel like I sing with a different kind of force." Ryan Pfluger/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'A Different Kind Of Force': Sharon Van Etten Takes Her Sound In New Directions

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