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"Crowded Roomz," the latest single from Nia Archives, is one of the tracks we can't stop playing this week. Lola Banet/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Billy Joel single is actually great, and other songs we had to share this week

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In her 2015 memoir, Girl in a Band, Kim Gordon credits The Shangri-Las' speak-sing style as an influence on her own. The '60s girl-group's lead singer, Mary Weiss, died last week. Danielle Neu/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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On Aug. 12, 2011, Sonic Youth played the Williamsburg Waterfront in Brooklyn; it would be the band's final concert in the United States. Chris Gersbeck for NPR hide caption

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The sunset of Sonic Youth: An oral history of the band's final U.S. show

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Kim Gordon's debut solo album, out now, is entitled No Home Record. Natalia Mantini/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Kim Gordon Returns With New Collaborators On 'No Home Record'

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Rapper Lil' Kim performing at the 2019 BET Hip Hop Awards in Atlanta, Georgia. Her new full-length, 9, is on our shortlist for the best albums out on Oct. 11. Aaron J. Thornton/WireImage hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 6 Albums Out Oct. 11

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"We're making our own kind of anti-status symbol, in our own language that's kind of subliminal," Kim Gordon says. Jamie Brisick/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Kim Gordon is a founding member of Sonic Youth. Alisa Smirnova/Courtesy of HarperCollins hide caption

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Sonic Youth's Kim Gordon On Marriage, Music And Moving On

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