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Alex Ramos

Alex Ramos

Alex Ramos is an artist, writer and editor who specializes in media journalism and music criticism. They're a recent graduate of California College of the Arts, where they were trained in filmmaking and animation. Outside of their work at NPR, Ramos is editor-in-chief at Sunstroke Magazine, an independent publication that centers Generation Z, culture and activism.

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Top left, clockwise: PinkPantheress, Lucas Debargue, Lee Morgan, James Blake, Injury Reserve, Foxing. Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Snoh Aalegra's Temporary Highs in the Violet Skies is one of NPR Music's picks for the best albums out on July 9. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The Top 6 Albums Out On July 9

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Mereba's new EP, Azeb, is out now. Breyona Holt/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The Top 6 Albums Out On May 28

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Olivia Rodrigo's debut album Sour is a follow-up to her singles "drivers license" and "deja vu." Grant Spanier/Geffen Records hide caption

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Marie Ulven, who writes and records as girl in red. Her debut full-length, If I Could Make It Go Quiet, is on our shortlist of the best albums out on April 30. Jonathan Kise/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The Top 7 Albums Out On April 30

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Arlo Parks' album Collapsed in Sunbeams is a collage of joy, pain and heartbreak. Alex Kurunis/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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On 'Collapsed In Sunbeams,' Arlo Parks Welcomes Endings And Change

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