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Compton rapper YG. His latest release, 4REAL 4REAL, is on our short list for the best new albums dropping on May 24. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 7 Albums Out On May 24

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Jakob Dylan (left) and Tom Petty in a still from Echo in the Canyon. Greenwich Entertainment hide caption

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One LA Community Where Folk And Rock Converged

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Cage the Elephant's Matt Shultz inside the World Cafe Performance Studio Gabriela Barbieri/WXPN hide caption

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Cage the Elephant On World Cafe

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Young Enough, the latest album from Charly Bliss, is out now. Ebru Yildiz/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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For Charly Bliss, Bad Relationships And Growing Pains Commingle With Crystal Synths

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The Head And The Heart On World Cafe

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Karen O And Danger Mouse On World Cafe

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Guest DJ: IDLES Frontman Joe Talbot

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"I feel like with most songs that I write, I start with something that's really hard or something that I don't understand. And by the end of the song, I have more of a handle on it," Lucy Dacus says. Elizabeth Weinberg/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Lucy Dacus' Mother's Day Message Is One Of Truth And Consideration

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Pedro The Lion On World Cafe

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Members of KISS perform in Vancouver, Canada, for the band's "One Last Kiss: End of the Road World Tour" in Jan. 2019. Keith Leroux/Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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'We Wanted To Be Larger Than Life': Paul Stanley Of KISS On Almost 50 Years Of Rock

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Jamila Woods' album Legacy! Legacy! is on our short list of the best new releases out May 10. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 6 Albums Out May 10

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Snarky Puppy On World Cafe

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