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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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Brent Faiyaz's Wasteland tops our shortlist of the best albums out on July 8. Darren Xu/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The best releases out on July 8

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New Mix: Sylvan Esso, Ondara, Momma, Nora Brown and more

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From top left, clockwise: The Suffers, GIVĒON, Saya Gray, Petrol Girls, Regina Spektor,. Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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NPR's favorite music of June, from salty joy to heart-wrenching slow jams

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Norah Jones reflects on 20 years of 'Come Away With Me'

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MUNA self-titled album tops this week's shortlist of the best albums out on June 24. Isaac Schneider/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The best releases out June 24

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Clockwise, from top left: Jake Blount, Jesca Hoop, Marlon Williams, Alex G, Rubblebucket, Dry Cleaning. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Mix: Dry Cleaning, Jesca Hoop, Alex G, Rubblebucket, Jake Blount, Marlon Williams

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Yaya Bey's latest, Remember Your North Star, tops this week's shortlist of the best albums out on June 17. Lawrence Agyei hide caption

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New Music Friday: The best releases out on June 17

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New Mix: S.G. Goodman, The A's, The Beths, Tamino, more

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FKJ's VINCENT is one of NPR Music's picks for the best albums out on June 10. Jack McKain/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The best releases out on June 10

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New Mix: Death Cab For Cutie, Sylvan Esso, Lou Reed, NoSo, more

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Angel Olsen's Big Time is on NPR Music's shortlist of the best albums out on June 3. Angela Ricciardi hide caption

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New Music Friday: The best releases out on June 3

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NPR Music's best music of May includes (from top left, clockwise) Kendrick Lamar, Bad Bunny, Julia Reidy, Ravyn Lenae and Ethel Cain. Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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NPR's favorite music of May, from a San Benito summer to an uneasy opus

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R&B singer UMI's debut full-length, Forest in the City is one of NPR Music's picks for the best new albums out on May 27. Eddie Mandell hide caption

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New Music Friday: The best releases out on May 27

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