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Saba (left), Lizzo (center) and Rosalía have released some of our favorite songs of the year so far. Collage by Estefanía Mitre / NPR/Photos courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Khruangbin's collaboration with Leon Bridges, Texas Moon, is one of NPR Music's picks for the best new records out on Feb. 18. Pooneh Ghana/Couttesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The top 5 albums out on Feb. 18

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On February 18, Leon Bridges and rock band Khruangbin release the EP Texas Moon, their second homage to the state both musical acts call home. Pooneh Ghana/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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After 'Texas Sun,' Leon Bridges and Khruangbin seek solace on 'Texas Moon'

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Leon Bridges on World Cafe

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Kanye West, pictured at the 2020 Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, California. His long-awaited album, DONDA is on NPR Music's shortlist of the best releases out on July 23. Rich Fury/VF20/Getty Images for Vanity Fair hide caption

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New Music Friday: The Top 8 Albums Out On July 23

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Lil Baby performs during a Juneteenth voter registration rally on June 19, 2020 at Murphy Park Fairgrounds in Atlanta, Ga. One week earlier, he released "The Bigger Picture," a song protesting police brutality. Paras Griffin/Getty Images hide caption

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Music For Right Now

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Clockwise from upper left: Khruangbin and Leon Bridges, M. Ward, Soccer Mommy, David Dondero, Dan Deacon Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Dan Deacon, Soccer Mommy, M. Ward, Khruangbin And Leon Bridges, More

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Brandi Carlile performs a live World Cafe Session at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia. Liz Waldie/WXPN hide caption

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Brandi Carlile On World Cafe

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Leon Bridges On World Cafe

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