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Harry Styles' latest album Harry's House is out now. Columbia Records hide caption

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PJ Harvey's Uh Huh Her and Tiger Trap's Tiger Trap are featured in our Records That Changed Our Lives series. Photo Illustration by Estefania Mitre/NPR/Getty Images hide caption

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Records That Changed Our Lives: Defying gatekeepers with 'Uh Huh Her' and Tiger Trap

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Hearing Tiger Trap's self-titled debut, released in 1993, was a turning point for writer Maria Sherman. "Tiger Trap's tender pop was punk in a hushed tone," she says. "I was, and remain, hooked." Photo Illustration by Estefania Mitre/NPR; Courtesy of Michael Galinsky and K Records hide caption

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In 'Sound Of Metal,' Riz Ahmed Rages Against Silence

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Dorothy Fields wrote over 400 songs between 1928 and 1973, making her one of the biggest names in 20th century musical theater and beyond. Walter Albertin/Library of Congress hide caption

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Petal's Comfort EP comes out Sept. 15. Emily Dublin/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Petal, 'Comfort'

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Sports, 'Making It Right'

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