All Songs Considered Hosts/nerds Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton are your friendly music buddies with the week's best new music discoveries, including conversations with emerging artists, icons and more. Hear songs that can completely change your day, with humor, heart and (sometimes) a whole lot of noise. Directions for use: Morning commute, the gym, or alone time. (If rash persists, discontinue use.)
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Hosts/nerds Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton are your friendly music buddies with the week's best new music discoveries, including conversations with emerging artists, icons and more. Hear songs that can completely change your day, with humor, heart and (sometimes) a whole lot of noise. Directions for use: Morning commute, the gym, or alone time. (If rash persists, discontinue use.)

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Bella Poarch's debut EP Dolls is on our shortlist of the best releases out on Aug. 12. Marcelo Cantu hide caption

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New Music Friday: The best releases out on Aug. 12

The best new albums out this week include Cheat Codes from Danger Mouse and Black Thought, a stunning debut from singer and TikTok phenom Bella Poarch, Hudson Mohawke's Cry Sugar and more.

New Music Friday: The best releases out on Aug. 12

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Top row, left to right: Vieux Farka Touré, Hermanos Gutiérrez, dodie; Bottom row, left to right: Young Jesus, Spring Summer, Plains Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: dodie, Vieux Farka Touré & Khruangbin, Young Jesus, more

All Songs Considered's Bob Boilen shares his favorite new tracks of the week, including a new project from Waxahatchee's Katie Crutchfield and Jess Williamson, a Vieux Farka Touré--Khruangbin collaboration and more.

New Mix: dodie, Vieux Farka Touré & Khruangbin, Young Jesus, more

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Doechii's she / her / black bitch tops our shortlist of the best new releases out on Aug. 5. Chris Parsons/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The best releases out on Aug. 5

NPR Music's picks for the best releases out this week include a potent new EP from the rapper Doechii, hyper-pop from Pussy Riot, roots salsa from Colombia's Meridian Brothers and more.

New Music Friday: The best releases out on Aug. 5

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The best music release in July includes albums by (from top left, clockwise) Maggie Rogers, Caterina Barbieri, Beyoncé, Bear1Boss and Johnny Gandelsman. Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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NPR's favorite music of July, from thundering pop to ecstatic electronics

Maggie Rogers leveled up and Beyoncé dropped another album we'll think about all year. But Johnny Gandelsman also took us across America, Bear1Boss super-smashed rap and Caterina Barbieri found immanence in synths.

NPR's favorite music of July, from thundering pop to ecstatic electronics

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Beyoncé's wildly anticipated new album, Renaissance, tops this week's shortlist of the best albums out on July 29. Mason Poole/Parkwood Entertainment hide caption

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New Music Friday: The best releases out on July 29

Beyoncé's Renaissance isn't the only big release out now. NPR Music's other picks for the week's best new albums include Maggie Rogers' Surrender, the debut from DOMI & JD Beck and more.

New Music Friday: The best releases out on July 29

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Beyoncé's long-awaited seventh solo album, Act I Renaissance, is due out Friday, July 29. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The power of Beyoncé is about to change music... again

Due out this Friday, July 29, Beyoncé's Act I Renaissance has generated a massive wave of anticipation. In this round-table discussion, we breakdown why we're excited, why it matters and what we might expect.

The power of Beyoncé is about to change music... again

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Flo Milli's You Still Here, Ho? tops this week's shortlist of the best albums out on July 22. BANVOA/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The best releases out on July 22

NPR Music's picks for the best albums out this week include new ones from Flo Milli, Jack White, Rico Nasty, Joey Bada$$, The Sea And Cake's Sam Prekop and John McEntire, and more.

New Music Friday: The best releases out on July 22

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New Mix: The 1975, The Beths, King Princess, Danielle Ponder, more

All Songs Considered's Bob Boilen shares his favorite tracks of the week, including new ones from The 1975, Tiny Desk Contest contestant Danielle Ponder, The Black Angels and more.

New Mix: The 1975, The Beths, King Princess, Danielle Ponder, more

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Lizzo's Special leads our shortlist this week of the best new albums out on July 15. AB+DM!/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The best releases out on July 15

NPR Music's picks for the best albums out this week include Lizzo's Special, the ramshackle pop of Superorganism, beabadoobee, a genre-defying solo release from The Internet's Steve Lacy and more.

New Music Friday: The best releases out on July 15

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New Mix: Margo Price, renforshort, The Mountain Goats, Tianna Esperanza, more

All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen's favorite new tracks of the week include a stirring collaboration with Margo Price, Mavis Staples and Adia Victoria, a "training montage" from The Mountain Goats and more.

New Mix: Margo Price, renforshort, The Mountain Goats, Tianna Esperanza, more

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