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Danielle Bradbery's I Don't Believe We've Met is out Dec. 1. Cameron Powell/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Danielle Bradbery, 'I Don't Believe We've Met'

Once a teenage winner of The Voice, the country singer has begun to personalize her craft, with new textures to her big delivery and diaristic self-disclosure in her lyrics.

First Listen: Danielle Bradbery, 'I Don't Believe We've Met'

Chris Stapleton's From A Room: Volume 2 is out Dec. 1. Andy Barron/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Chris Stapleton, 'From A Room: Volume 2'

On a second installment of back catalog gems and choice covers, the country singer-songwriter retains his hard-living artistic persona — but also embraces meaningful familial attachments.

First Listen: Chris Stapleton, 'From A Room: Volume 2'

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Wilco, 'Being There: Deluxe Edition' (Bonus Disc)

A collection of outtakes, alternates and demos from 1996 captures the point where one of America's great underdog bands began to come into its own.

First Listen: Wilco, 'Being There: Deluxe Edition' (Bonus Disc)

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Neil Young & Promise Of The Real, 'The Visitor'

Rage takes many forms in these new songs — laments, exhortations and diatribes about the rapidly changed world in the aftermath of the last U.S. presidential election.

First Listen: Neil Young & Promise Of The Real, 'The Visitor'

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Sufjan Stevens, 'The Greatest Gift'

Stevens' new mixtape recontextualizes and remixes songs from 2015's gorgeous Carrie & Lowell, while weaving in four unreleased outtakes that fit its sonic template.

First Listen: Sufjan Stevens, 'The Greatest Gift'

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Review: CyHi The Prynce, 'No Dope On Sundays'

The Atlanta rapper's long-gestating debut album portrays a person at ease with their many, and divergent, aspects — here, CyHi tells the stories behind a breakout album.

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Review: Charlotte Gainsbourg, 'Rest'

The French singer (and actor) has made her first album in 7 years — a testament to the power of immaculate, effortless-sounding pop songcraft, even in the face of loss.

Sharon Van Etten's newly reissued debut album, (it was) because i was in love, comes out Nov. 17. Ryan Pfluger/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Review: Sharon Van Etten, '(it was) because i was in love'

Van Etten's newly reissued 2009 debut captures a sound the singer has since left behind. But it remains radiant, universal and utterly timeless.

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Review: Syleena Johnson, 'Rebirth Of Soul'

The contemporary R&B singer collaborates with her father — blues and soul legend Syl Johnson — to craft a consciously retro-sounding album which feels both vital and knowing.

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Review: Shamir, 'Revelations'

Shamir Bailey's stripped-down, self-produced songs are brimming with self-assurance and confidence, even in the midst of anxiety and heartache.