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Empress Of's latest album, Us, is out Oct. 19, via Terrible Records. Adam Elramly/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Empress Of Pivots From 'Me' To 'Us'

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John Grant's comical and moving new album Love is Magic is on our list of the best releases for Oct. 12. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday For Oct. 12: 6 Albums You Should Hear Now

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Carly Rae Jepsen performs in Las Vegas, Nevada in January 2018. Photo illustration: Ethan Miller/Getty Images and Angela Hsieh/NPR hide caption

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Cat Power's Wanderer is on our shortlist of essential releases for Oct. 5. Julien Bourgeois hide caption

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New Music Friday For Oct. 5: Cat Power And 7 Other Albums You Should Hear Now

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