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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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Boston rapper Cousin Stizz. His latest release, Searching For My Next Thrill, is on our shortlist for the best new albums out this week. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 8 Albums Out On Aug. 16

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The Flaming Lips. Their new album, The King's Mouth, is on our shortlist for the week's best new releases. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 8 Albums For July 19

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Clockwise from upper left: Wilco, Pearla, Erin Durant, Bon Iver, Khruangbin, Brian Eno Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Bon Iver, Brian Eno, Wilco, Khruangbin And More

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Mississippi rapper Big K.R.I.T. His latest project K.R.I.T. IZ HERE is on our shortlist of the best albums out on July 12. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 8 Albums For July 12

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