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Animal Collective on World Cafe

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The 2 Chainz full-length Dope Don't Sell Itself is on our shortlist of the best albums out on Feb. 4. The Atlanta rapper says it'll be his final trap album. Wynton Harvey/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The top 5 albums out on Feb. 4

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Mitski's Be The Cowboy is on our shortlist for the best albums out on Aug. 17. Bao Ngo/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday For Aug. 17: Seven Albums You Should Hear Now

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Animal Collective on World Cafe

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Animal Collective's new album, Painting With, comes out Feb. 19. Tom Andrew/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Animal Collective Walks In The Beach Boys' Footsteps (Literally)

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Animal Collective's new album, Centipede Hz, comes out Sept. 4. Adriano Fegundes/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Menomena (clockwise from upper left), Cat Power, Matthew E. White, Buke & Gase Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Animal Collective, Cat Power, Menomena And More

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Animal Collective In Concert

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Noah Lennox, better known as Panda Bear, spun a playlist heavy with friends and contemporaries on this week's show. Brian DeRan/Photo courtesy of Force Field PR hide caption

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Guest DJ Panda Bear

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"What Would I Want? Sky" is lush, rewarding and a welcome rebuttal to critics of music sampling. Atiba Jefferson hide caption

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All Songs Considered Listeners Pick The Best Music Of 2009

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