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ASC Year in Review 2019

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A Conversation With Jeff Lynne Of ELO

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Listener Picks From The Decade

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The 2010s: A Music-Making Evolution And Revolution

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Beck. His 14th full-length, Hyperspace, is on our shortlist for the best new albums out on Nov. 22. Peter Hapak/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 6 Albums Out On Nov. 22

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New Mix: Jesca Hoop, Lee 'Scratch' Perry, Esmé Patterson, More

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Rapper Lil Peep. His posthumous, third full-length, Everybody's Everything, is on our shortlist for the best new albums out on Nov. 15. Adam DeGross/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 10 Albums Out On Nov. 15

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The 2010s: Latinx Music Before And After 'Despacito'

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Serenity Now: Music And A Conversation With Joan Shelley

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FKA Twigs. Her sophomore full-length, Magdalene, is on our shortlist of the best new albums out on Nov. 8. Matthew Stone/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 10 Albums Out On Nov. 8

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Angel Olsen And John Congleton On How They Made 'All Mirrors'

Angel Olsen has reimagined her sound. On this edition of All Songs Considered, she and her co-producer, John Congleton reveal how they did it, with the help of a 14-piece string section.

Angel Olsen And John Congleton On How They Made 'All Mirrors'

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Pianist and producer Robert Glasper has spent much of the past decade reconnecting jazz with popular black music, transforming the work of artists like rapper Kendrick Lamar, Flying Lotus and Brittany Howard. Peter Van Breukelen/Redferns/Getty Images hide caption

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The 2010s: A Jazz Revival In Black Music

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New Music Friday: Our Top 8 Albums Out On Nov. 1

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The 2010s: The Globalization Of Music

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New Mix: Torres, Julien Baker, Illuminati Hotties, More

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Lady Gaga performs her song "Born This Way" during The 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards on February 13, 2011. Kevin Winter/Getty Images hide caption

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The 2010s: Queer Goes Mainstream

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Rex Orange County is otherwise known as Alex O'Connor. His third full-length, Pony, is on our shortlist of the best new albums out on Oct. 25. Alexandra Waespi hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 8 Albums Out On Oct. 25

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The 2010s: The Rise Of Bandcamp

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Lankum And The Strange New Sounds Of Ireland

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The 2010s: Classical Music's Decade Of Reckoning

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Caroline Polachek. Her new solo album, Pang is on our shortlist for the best new releases out on Oct. 18. Nedda Afsari hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 10 Albums Out On Oct. 18

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The 2010s: Social Media And The Birth Of Stan Culture

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