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Singer and rapper Lil Nas X's debut full-length Montero is on NPR Music's shortlist of the best new albums out on Sept. 17. Charlotte Rutherford/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Top left: Lily Konigsberg; top middle: Neffy; top right: Sloppy Jane; bottom right: Aisha Badru; bottom middle: Snail Mail; bottom left: Jim James of My Morning Jacket Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Tiny Desk Contest Winner Neffy, Snail Mail, My Morning Jacket, More

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Meet Neffy, The Winner Of The 2021 Tiny Desk Contest

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Announcing The Winner Of The 2021 Tiny Desk Contest

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J Balvin's JOSE is on our shortlist for the best albums out on Sept. 10. VIVIIMAGE/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Clockwise from upper left: 79rs Gang, Claire Cronin; Andrea von Kampen, Andy Shauf, Opium Moon Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Andy Shauf, 79rs Gang, Opium Moon, More

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Sometimes I Might Be Introvert, the latest full-length from British rapper Little Simz, tops our shortlist of the best albums out on Sept. 3. Nick Dale/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Yosmel Montejo entered the 2021 Tiny Desk Contest with the song "La Caliente." YouTube/NPR hide caption

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Tiny Desk Contest Top Shelf: Our Favorite 2021 Entries, Episode 6

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CHVRCHES' fourth album, Screen Violence, is out Friday. Kevin J Thomson/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The Top 8 Albums Out On Aug. 27

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Top left, clockwise: George Harrison, Coco, Big Thief, Hand Habits, Circuit Des Yeux. Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Big Thief, George Harrison, Circuit Des Yeux, Hand Habits, More

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Tiny Desk Contest Top Shelf: Our Favorite 2021 Entries, Episode 5

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Lorde's long awaited Solar Power is out Friday. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The Top 8 Albums Out On Aug. 20

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Guest DJ: Rodrigo Amarante

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Jesus Gonzalez entered the song "I Dreamt Of You Again" in the 2021 Tiny Desk Contest. NPR hide caption

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Tiny Desk Contest Top Shelf: Our Favorite 2021 Entries, Episode 4

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The Killers' latest, Pressure Machine, is one of NPR Music's picks for the best albums out on Aug. 13. Danny Clinch/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Xella entered the song "ON" to the 2021 Tiny Desk Contest YouTube/NPR hide caption

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Tiny Desk Contest Top Shelf: Our Favorite 2021 Entries, Episode 3

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