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Jazmine Sullivan unspools her 'Heaux Tales,' NPR Music's album of the year

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Julie Doiron's I Thought of You is one of NPR Music's picks for the best albums out on Nov. 26. Matt Williams/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The top 5 albums out on Nov. 26

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New Mix: Beach House, Jasmyn, Mckenna Grace, more

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Adele's long-awaited 30 tops NPR Music's picks for the best albums out on Nov. 19. Simon Emmett/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The top 7 albums out on Nov. 19

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New Mix: Big Thief, Pinegrove, FACESOUL, Maia Friedman, more

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Tiny Desk Contest entrant Zhalarina on the paternal bond that inspired 'Lala'

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Anderson .Paak and Bruno Mars, together as Silk Sonic. Their debut, An Evening with Silk Sonic, tops our shortlist of the week's best new albums. John Esparza/Silk Sonic hide caption

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New Music Friday: The top 6 albums out on Nov. 12

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New Mix: Jónsi, Julie Doiron, Rokia Koné, David Keenan, more

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Composer, producer and multi-instrumentalist Terrace Martin's new solo album, Drones, is one of NPR Music's picks for the best releases out on Nov. 5. Samantha Whitehead/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Washington, D.C.-based band Oh He Dead entered its song "The Foreigner" into the 2021 Tiny Desk Contest. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Tiny Desk Contest entrant Oh He Dead on newfound motherhood and love

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Mon Laferte's 1940 Carmen is one of our picks for the best releases out on Oct. 29. Joel Orta/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The top 10 albums out on Oct. 29

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New Mix: Quinn Christopherson, mehro, Anjimile, IDLES, more

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K-pop singer CL's debut solo album, ALPHA, is one of our picks for the best releases out on Oct. 22. Courtesy of Very Cherry hide caption

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New Music Friday: The top 8 albums out on Oct. 22

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Let It Be? No, Let's Remix The Beatles

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Z The Author submitted the song "Khali's Interlude" to the 2021 Tiny Desk Contest. Erin Porter/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Meet Z The Author, a standout artist from the 2021 Tiny Desk Contest

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Atlanta rapper Young Thug's second official studio album, Punk, is among our picks for the best new releases out on Oct. 15. Brandon Lee/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The top 6 albums out on Oct. 15

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New Mix: Mitski, Cate Le Bon, Big Thief, Shamir, more

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