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"Matthew's music has always been my go-to for late night bus rides in headphones and I still geek out that we made this together!" Sara Quin says of her collaboration with Matthew Dear. Chris Arace, Pamela Littky/Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Clockwise from upper left: Acid Pauli, Kendrick Lamar, Samuel Yirga, Kelan Philip Cohran, Waxahatchee, Pallbearer, Matthew Dear Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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The Albums We Missed This Year

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Matthew Dear (left) and The Sight Below are two of the artists on Ghostly International. Matthew Dear, courtesy of Ghostly; The Sight Below, Bob Hansen/Ghostly hide caption

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