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Honor the Departed in Our Annual Sonic Altar

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St. Vincent (by Zackery Michael), Jason Isbell (by Alysse Gafkjen) Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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The Metallica Blacklist on World Cafe

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Jason Isbell released his band's new album Reunions, out today, one week early to independent record stores."I feel like it's important that we take care of the people who take care of us," he says. Alysse Gafkjen/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Jason Isbell On The Past Lives That Inspired His New Album, 'Reunions'

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Jason Isbell performs at the To Nashville, With Love Benefit Concert on March 9. Amy Harris/AP hide caption

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Ann Powers on World Cafe Nashville

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Charli XCX. Her latest release, How I'm Feeling Now, tops our list of the best new albums out on May 15. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The Top 8 Albums Out On May 15

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To bolster the fun and success of her already chart-climbing 2020 single "Savage," Megan Thee Stallion manifested a remix from Beyoncé. Bob Levey/Getty Images for Spotify hide caption

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NPR Music's Top 14 Songs Of April

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Rihanna performs with Pharrell Williams at her fifth annual Diamond Ball on Sept. 12, 2019. This January marks four years since her last full-length release. Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images hide caption

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From Dixie Chicks To Rihanna: Our Music Predictions For 2020

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