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Waxahatchee's Tigers Blood is one of the best releases out March 22. Molly Matalon/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Kacey Musgraves' album Deeper Well is one of a number of anticipated releases out March 15, 2024. Kelly Christine Sutton/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The best albums out March 15

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With The Past Is Still Alive, Hurray for the Riff Raff's Alynda Segarra has created a epic tale of life on the road, a nearly mythic version of their own life story that stands alongside other great American musical travelogues. Denny/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The best albums out Feb. 23

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Green Day's latest album, Saviors, arrived as the group is celebrating the 20th anniversary of American Idiot and 30th anniversary of Dookie. Alice Baxley / Apple Music/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Why we still love Green Day

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Tuesday

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Talking about the best albums of 2023

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The members of Talking Heads — Jerry Harrison, Chris Frantz, Tina Weymouth and David Byrne — today and as they appeared in 1983 with their live band, for the concerts that would become the film Stop Making Sense. Sire Records/Michael Ochs Archives/Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images/Illustration by Jackie Lay hide caption

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Talking Heads on making sense, together

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Tuesday

Drummer Matt Tong (second from right) with the members of Algiers. The band released its fourth album, Shook, in early 2023. Ebru Yildiz/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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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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