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Kevin Morby Takes A Hard Look At God In America

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Cuz I Love You, from the singer Lizzo, is on our short list of the best albums out April 19. Luke Gilford/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 6 Albums Out April 19

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New Mix: Tank And The Bangas, Jesca Hoop, Chris Staples, More

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Anderson .Paak's Ventura arrives just five months after his previous full-length, Oxnard and is a return to form. Francesco Prandoni/Redferns hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 7 Albums Out On April 12

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Viking's Choice: Psychedelic Speed Freaks, Ahmed Ag Kaedy, More

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New Mix: Cautious Clay, Third Coast Percussion, Jake Xerxes Fussell, More

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When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? from the singer Billie Eilish is on our short list of the best albums out on March 29. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 7 Albums Out On March 29

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New Mix: The Comet Is Coming, Radiator Hospital, Lee Perry, More

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Lafawndah's Ancestor Boy is on our short list for the best new albums out on March 22. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 8 Albums Out March 22

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Clockwise from upper left: KOKOKO!, Indigo Sparke, Yola Carter, Tamino, Cimafunk, Silvina Moreno Cimafunk: Hutton Supancic/Getty Images for SXSW/All other photos courtesy of the artists hide caption

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2019 SXSW Wrap-Up: Our Favorite Discoveries And Memorable Moments

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Danger Mouse (left) and Yeah Yeah Yeahs singer Karen O collaborated on Lux Prima, one of the albums on our short list for the best new releases out March 15. Eliot Lee Hazel/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 5 Albums Out March 15

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The Chicago rapper Juice WRLD's new album Deathrace for Love is on our list of the best albums out on March 8. Nabil/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 7 Albums Out On March 8

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Clockwise from upper left: CHAI, Boy Scouts, Moritz Simon Geist, Blushh, Jojo Abot, Odette Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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The All Songs Considered SXSW Preview, 2019

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Grey Area from the rapper Little Simz is on our short list for the best albums out on March 1. Jake Bridgland/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 6 Albums Out On March 1

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Miss Universe, the debut album from Nilufer Yanya, is out March 22 on ATO. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Guest DJ: Nilüfer Yanya

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Atlanta rapper Gunna's new album Drip Or Drown 2 is on our short list for the best albums out on Feb. 22. Spike Jordan/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 8 Albums Out Feb. 22

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New Music: Palehound, Aldous Harding, Sego, More

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Chaka Khan's Hello Happiness is on our short list of the best albums out on Feb. 15. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top Six Albums Out Feb. 15

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New Mix: Amanda Palmer, Pkew Pkew Pkew, The Budos Band, More

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Music Inspired By The Film Roma is on our short list of the best albums out on Feb. 8. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 7 Albums Out Feb. 8

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New Mix: Billie Eilish, Lucy Dacus, John Vanderslice, More

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Cherry Glazerr's fourth full-length, Stuffed and Ready, is on our short list for the best albums out on Feb. 01. Pamela Littky/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday For Feb. 1: The 6 Albums You Need To Hear Now

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