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Wednesday

Artists like Superchunk, Neurosis, Pixies, Low, Mogwai and Joanna Newsom came to recording engineer Steve Albini when they had something righteous or defiant to proclaim. Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune/Tribune News Service via Getty hide caption

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Shane MacGowan live onstage in 1988, courtesy of the documentary film Crock of Gold: A Few Rounds With Shane MacGowan. Andrew Catlin/Magnolia Pictures hide caption

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Shane MacGowan, irascible frontman of The Pogues, has died at age 65

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Clockwise, from top left: Little Simz, MUNA, Sun-El Musician, Jon Hopkins, Mon Laferte, Ada Lea. Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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The Best Music of September: NPR Staff Picks

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Beyoncé (left) and Megan Thee Stallion, who each won three awards at the 2021 Grammy Awards, accept trophy for best rap performance on March 14, 2021 in Los Angeles, Calif. Kevin Winter/Getty Images for The Recording Academy hide caption

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Beyoncé Reigns And Billie Eilish Repeats At 2021 Grammy Awards

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Clockwise from upper left: Black Country, New Road; VanJess; Will Liverman; Maxine Funke; Aaron Lee Tasjan; Wild Pink. Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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The Best Music Of February: NPR Staff Picks

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Clockwise from top row: Mdou Moctar, Danielle Durack, Luluc, The Antlers Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Luluc, The Antlers, Squirrel Flower, More

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David Berman, seen here in a 2006 photo, died Wednesday at the age of 52. Shawn Ehlers/WireImage hide caption

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Silver Jews' David Berman Dies At 52

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