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Alicia Keys. Her new, self-titled album tops our shortlist of the best new albums out on Sept. 18. Milan Zirnic/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The Top 9 Albums Out On Sept. 18

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Top row, left to right: Cautious Clay, Jeff Tweedy, Adrianne Lenker; Bottom row, left to right: Kevin Morby, Maple Glider Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Kevin Morby, Adrianne Lenker, Jeff Tweedy, Cautious Clay, More

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Rita Indiana released one of our favorite albums this week. Noelie Quintero/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The Top 8 Albums Out Sept. 11

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Bill Callahan released his new album, Gold Record, on Sept. 4. Hanly Banks Callahan/Courtesy of Drag City hide caption

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New Music Friday: The Top 8 Albums Out Sept. 4

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Colin Meloy says that the idea for his new song came while watching a documentary on Slint's 1991 album Spiderland. Shervin Lainez/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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On His New Song, Colin Meloy Gets Lost In 'Slint, Spiderland'

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Clockwise from upper left: Bartees Strange, Kelly Lee Owens, Bright Eyes, Victoria Monét. Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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NPR Music's No. 1 Albums And Songs Of August

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Angel Olsen's Whole New Mess is one of our favorite albums out Aug. 28 Kylie Coutts/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The Top 8 Albums Out Aug. 28

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Clockwise from upper left: Death Cab for Cutie in 2005, Sam Cooke, John Vanderslice, Shel Silverstein Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Hear The First Ever 'All Songs Considered' Podcast, From 2005

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The rapper, singer and New York Times bestselling author Lecrae. His latest release, Restoration, is on our shortlist for the best new albums out on Aug. 21. Alex Harper/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The Top 8 Albums Out On August 21

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The music of Rhiannon Giddens is featured on this week's The Thistle & Shamrock. Michael Weinthrob/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Now On ThistleRadio

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"I think it's OK to have different views as long as you can come together and talk to each other with love," Devon Gilfillian says. "Me and my friend agreed to come together and have that conversation." Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Devon Gilfillian Thinks The Pandemic Has Exposed The 'Cracks In The Ceiling'

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Clockwise from upper left: First Aid Kit, Ólafur Arnalds, Anjimile, Pillow Queens, Sonny Singh Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Ólafur Arnalds, First Aid Kit, More

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"I've deliberately taken a lot of time to do things on my own terms and in my own time," Jacob Collier says. "I've almost deliberately crafted a space where I can keep on changing things musically and keep on experimenting." Dyan Jong/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Jacob Collier On Creating The Negative Space Of 'Djesse Vol. 3'

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Burna Boy. His latest full-length, Twice as Tall, tops our list of the best new albums out this week. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Aug. 14, 2020

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The Airborne Toxic Event's Mikel Jollett Recounts His Astonishing Life Story

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Every now and again, a young jazz musician turns up out of nowhere to take the whole scene by surprise, and then by storm. That's exactly what we're seeing right now from Micah Thomas. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Micah Thomas Is A Jazz Pianist With A Lot Of Runway

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Carlos Vives leans into his Colombian roots on his latest album, Cumbiana. Andres Oyuela/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Alt.Latino's Summer Music Haul

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