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Koenjihyakkei's 2005 album Angherr Shisspa, just recently reissued, makes progressive music simultaneously challenging and fun. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Clockwise from upper left: (Sandy) Alex G, Leonard Cohen, Soccer Mommy, Fran, Chastity Belt Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Soccer Mommy, Chastity Belt, Leonard Cohen, (Sandy) Alex G, More

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Tove Lo. Her latest full-length, Sunshine Kitty, is on our shortlist for the best new albums out Sept. 20. Moni Hayworth/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 7 Albums Out Sept. 20

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Be it prog-rock, free jazz, musique concrète, Krautrock, deranged punk or psych-rock, the experimental music found on the Nurse With Wound List from 1979 could split open a third eye. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Hobo Johnson is otherwise known as Frank Lopes Jr. His new album, out now on Warner Records, is The Fall of Hobo Johnson. Jade Ehlers/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Hobo Johnson's Journey From Homelessness To A Major Label Contract

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Charli XCX. Her latest release, Charli, is on our shortlist for the best new albums out on Sept. 13. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 8 Albums Out On Sept. 13

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Clockwise from upper left: Arthur Moon, Overcoats, Wynton Marsalis, Thom Yorke, Ride Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Thom Yorke, Wynton Marsalis, Ride, Overcoats, More

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British R&B singer Mahalia. Her debut full-length Love and Compromise is on our shortlist for the best new albums out on Sep. 6. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 8 Albums Out Sep. 6

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