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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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Drake performing at the 2015 OVO Festival at Molson Canadian Amphitheatre in Toronto, Canada. His now legendary beef that year with the rapper Meek Mill was waged over social media, fed in part by memes made by super fans or stans. George Pimentel/Getty Images hide caption

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

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Beyonce

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Billie Eilish greets fans at Austin's ACL Music Festival Roger Ho/Courtesy ACL Music Festival hide caption

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Billie Eilish: 'All I Can Say Is, Be Patient'

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Rapper Lil' Kim performing at the 2019 BET Hip Hop Awards in Atlanta, Georgia. Her new full-length, 9, is on our shortlist for the best albums out on Oct. 11. Aaron J. Thornton/WireImage hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 6 Albums Out Oct. 11

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Wilco (left to right): Nels Cline, Mikael Jorgensen, Jeff Tweedy, John Stirratt, Glenn Kotche, Pat Sansone Anton Coene hide caption

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Wilco's Jeff Tweedy On Finding Joy In A Complicated World

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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: Jenny Hval, Sudan Archives, Anna Meredith, Mellotron Variations (Robby Grant, Jonathan Kirkscey, John Medeski, Pat Sansone) Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Pinegrove, Sudan Archives, Anna Meredith And 4 Mellotrons

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Lana Del Rey. Her latest release, Norman F****** Rockwell, is on our shortlist for the best new albums out on Aug. 30. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 7 Albums Out Aug. 30

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Roséwave defies easy definition; it's meant to be felt, not understood. Samantha Clark & Eslah Attar/NPR hide caption

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All Songs Rewind: This Summer, Think Pink

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Melina Duterte is otherwise known as Jay Som. Her latest album, Anak Ko, is on our shortlist of the best releases out Aug. 23. Ebru Yildiz/Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 8 Albums Out Aug. 23

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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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Jimmy Eat World's song "The Middle," from its 2001 album Bleed American, was a popular listener pick this week. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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All Songs Rewind: The Songs That Got You Through School

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The Regrettes' new album is titled How Do You Love? Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 7 Albums For August 9

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All Songs Rewind: The Worst Songs Of All Time?

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Clairo's debut album Immunity is featured on All Songs Considered's list of the best albums out August 2. Hart Leshkina/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 6 Albums For August 2

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Singer John Sebastian, founder of The Lovin' Spoonful, made an impromptu appearance at the Woodstock festival. Henry Diltz hide caption

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Woodstock At 50: The Unheard Recordings

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Cuco is the solo project of 21-year-old Omar Banos. His album Para Mí is on our shortlist for this week's best new albums. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 7 Albums Out July 26

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The Fort Stage during the Newport Folk Festival, 2018 at Fort Adams State Park in Newport, Rhode Island. Douglas Mason/Getty Images hide caption

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Newport Folk Festival Preview 2019

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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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