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Four nights onstage in Berlin in 2018 are the subject of Nils Frahm's new concert film and soundtrack album, Tripping With Nils Frahm. Thomas Lallier/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'Tripping With Nils Frahm': 4 Sweaty Berlin Nights Captured Onscreen

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Clockwise from top row: Kali Uchis, Tierra Whack, Salaam Remi, Jucifer. Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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NPR Music's No. 1 Albums And Songs Of November

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The Passionate Calm Of Ólafur Arnalds

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Clockwise from upper left: First Aid Kit, Ólafur Arnalds, Anjimile, Pillow Queens, Sonny Singh Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Ólafur Arnalds, First Aid Kit, More

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Childish Gambino (left) performs onstage during the 2018 iHeartRadio Music Festival. Rosalía speaks onstage during the 19th annual Latin GRAMMY Awards. Janelle Monae performs in Los Angeles in June and Kacey Musgraves performs at the 2018 Stagecoach Festival in April. Kevin Winter/Getty Images for iHeartMedia; David Becker/Getty Images for LARAS; Kevin Winter/Getty Images; Christopher Polk/Getty Images for Stagecoach hide caption

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All Songs Considered: The Year In Music 2018

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Bas' new album Milky Way is on our shortlist for the best albums out on Aug. 24. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday For Aug. 24: Seven Albums You Should Hear Now

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"The idea behind this is not to create a computer that makes music for me, it's to create an instrument that I'm playing," Ólafur Arnalds says. Eric Lee/NPR hide caption

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One Key, Many Notes: Ólafur Arnalds' Piano Rig Fuses Technology And Musicality

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Clockwise from upper left: Ari Roar, Beatrice Deer, Ólafur Arnalds, Khruangbin, Whyte Horses Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Ólafur Arnalds, Khruangbin, Whyte Horses, Ari Roar, More

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Small Plane

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Olafur Arnalds, Live In Concert

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Clockwise from upper left: Valeska Steiner and Sonja Glass of Boy, Matthew Cooper of Eluvium, Vampire Weekend, Annie Hardy of Giant Drag Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Vampire Weekend, Savages, Giant Drag, Eluvium And More

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This Week's Mix: From Buzzcocks To Bettye LaVette

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