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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. 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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Chicano Batman On World Cafe

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New Music For Being In And Out And About

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Car Seat Headrest. The band's latest, Making a Door Less Open, tops our shortlist of the best new albums out on May 1. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The Top 8 Albums Out On May 1

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Alt.Latino's 12 Favorite Latin Songs Of 2018 (So Far)

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Guest DJ: Chicano Batman's Musical DNA

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Latin Roots: Chicano Batman

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Spoon (left), Chicano Batman (center) and Valerie June (right) will perform at the SXSW Radio Day Stage. (Photos: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images, Adam Kissick/NPR, Tiana Timmerberg/WXPN.) Getty Images/NPR/WXPN hide caption

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Freedom Is Free is the latest album by Los Angeles quartet Chicano Batman. Left to right: Eduardo Arenas, Bardo Martinez, Gabriel Villa, Carlos Arévalo. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Chicano Batman: A Sound And Vision That Could Only Come From Los Angeles

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