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Courtney Barnett's new album has pep talks for the pandemic and beyond

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Courtney Barnett on World Cafe

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Anderson .Paak and Bruno Mars, together as Silk Sonic. Their debut, An Evening with Silk Sonic, tops our shortlist of the week's best new albums. John Esparza/Silk Sonic hide caption

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New Music Friday: The top 6 albums out on Nov. 12

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Clockwise from upper left: Mega Bog, Sparks, Courtney Barnett, Tycho (left) with Ben Gibbard Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Mix: Courtney Barnett, Ben Gibbard And Tycho, Sparks, More

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Clockwise from upper left: awakebutstillinbed, Another Sky, Gia Margaret, Vagabon and Courtney Barnett Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Courtney Barnett And Vagabon, Shame, Buke And Gase, More

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The band Black Pumas was recently nominated for a Grammy for best new artist, thanks in part to the support of Austin's KUTX and LA's KCRW public radio stations. Lyza Renee/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Courtney Barnett at The Anthem in Washington, D.C. on July 24, 2018. Bob Boilen/NPR hide caption

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Tell Me How You Really Feel: A Conversation With Courtney Barnett

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Courtney Barnett, one of this year's performers, at the Newport Folk Festival in 2015. Bob Boilen/NPR hide caption

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Newport Folk 2018 Preview: Cheech And Chong, Kaia Kater, Glorietta, And More

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Courtney Barnett performs live at Non-COMM 2018 in Philadelphia, recorded live for this session. Ashley Gellman/WXPN hide caption

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Courtney Barnett On World Cafe

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BTS's Love Yourself: Tear, one of the most anticipated albums of 2018, is out today. Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic hide caption

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New Music Friday: 6 Albums You Need To Hear Today

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