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The best music released in August features (from top left, clockwise) Tomu DJ, Eli Winter, Julia Jacklin, Tommy McLain, The Alchemist, Roc Marciano and the Mountain Goats. Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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NPR's favorite music of August, from rocking goats to swamp pop

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Michael Cera, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Johnny Simmons, Ellen Wong, Alison Pill, Mark Webber are among the many stars of 2010's Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World. Big Talk Productions/Kobal/Shutterstock hide caption

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Nashville star Ruston Kelly surprised fans with the 2019 release Dirt Emo Vol. 1, which puts his own spin on the cult hit "Teenage Dirtbag." His second studio album, Shape & Destroy, is out Aug. 28. Alexa King/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Man, It's A Hot One. Here Are Some Ideas For Staying Distracted From The Heat

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Ellie (Lily James) and Jack Malik (Himesh Patel) in Yesterday, the latest film from Danny Boyle. Jonathan Prime/Universal Pictures hide caption

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Madonna performs along with an unidentified dancing partner, during a concert held in the park of the town of Sceaux on August 28, 1987. Bertrand Guay/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Boost Your Mood With Pop Culture Serotonin

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