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U.K. rapper AJ Tracey. His sophomore full-length, Flu Game, is on our shortlist of the best albums out on April 16. Michael O'Donnel/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The Top 6 Albums Out On April 16

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Clockwise from upper left: Sufjan Stevens, Jess Locke, Squirrrel Flower, Page McConnell, Mabe Fratti Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Sufjan Stevens, Phish's Page McConnell, Squirrel Flower, More

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Mon Laferte's new album is called SEIS. Mayra Ortiz/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Speed Dating Through Spring's New Music

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The Hong Kong-based singer-songwriter Cehryl. Her latest release, Time Machine, is one of our picks for the best albums out on April 9. Jonny Ho/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The Top 9 Albums Out On April 9

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Clockwise from upper left: Skullcrusher, Rhiannon Giddens, Wallice, Bachelor (feat. Jay Som and Palehound) and Major Murphy Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Rhiannon Giddens, A Jay Som-Palehound Collaboration, First Aid Kit, More

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Sara Watkins Reimagines Childhood Music On Beautiful New Album

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Singer and rapper Noga Erez. Her new album, KIDS, is one of our top picks for the best albums out on Mar. 26. Dudi Hasson/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The Top 7 Albums Out On March 26

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Clockwise from upper left: Kishi Bashi, Gem Club, Madi Diaz, Montparnasse Musique, Toumani Diabaté. Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Kishi Bashi, Toumani Diabaté, Madi Diaz, More

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Jon Batiste. His monumental new album, We Are, is on our shortlist of the best new albums out on March 19. Louis Browne/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The Top 9 Albums Out On March 19

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Three of the women who sing about their plight — and their hopes — on the album I've Forgotten Now Who I Used To Be. Their names are withheld to protect their physical safety because they have been accused of witchcraft. Marilena Umuhoza Delli hide caption

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'I Must Build A New Home' -- A Song From The Album

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Singer Valerie June. Her new album, The Moon and Stars: Prescriptions For Dreamers, is on our shortlist for the best releases out on March 12. Renata Raksha/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The Top 6 Albums Out On March 12

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Top row, left to right: Matilda Mann, Shannen James, SXSW logo; Bottom row, left to right: Bongeziwe Mabandla, Kapil Seshasayee, Sophie Hutchings. Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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SXSW 2021 Preview

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Peter Stampfel's Mammoth '20th Century In 100 Songs'

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Elizabeth Ziman of Elizabeth and the Catapult. The band's latest full-length, Sincerely, e is one of our picks for the best new albums out on March 5. Seth Caplan/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The Top 7 Albums Out On March 5

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Singer Sam Dew. His debut solo album, Moonlit Fools, is on our list of the best new releases out on Feb. 26. Christian Lanza/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The Top 8 Albums Out On Feb. 26

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New Mix: José González, Bonnie 'Prince' Billy & Matt Sweeney, Charlie Hickey, More

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SG Lewis. His latest album, times, made our shortlist of the best new releases out on Feb. 19. Jack Bridgland/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The Top 8 Albums Out On Feb. 19

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Singer-songwriter and guitarist Tony Joe White was best known for writing "Rainy Night in Georgia," made popular in 1970 by Brook Benton. Jim Marshall/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Clockwise from upper left: Moontype, Buzzy Lee, Johanna Samuels, Tōth, Tune-Yards Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Tune-Yards, Tōth, Buzzy Lee, More

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Magos Herrera's new release La Creación de las Aves is featured on this week's episode. Adrien Tillman/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Warm Up Your Winter With New Songs

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Pink Sweat$. His debut full-length, Pink Planet, is on our shortlist of the best new albums out on Feb. 12. Jimmy Fontaine/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The Top 8 Albums Out On Feb. 12

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