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Clockwise from upper left: Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile, Susanne Sundfør, MGMT, Dark Rooms Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: MGMT, Courtney Barnett And Kurt Vile, More

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Pink's seventh studio album, Beautiful Trauma, is out now. Kurt Iswarienko/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'I Could Do So Much More:' Pink On 'Beautiful Trauma'

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Clockwise from upper left: Tom Petty, Torres, The Breeders, Ibeyi Courtesy of the artists, except Tom Petty, Richard E. Aaron/Getty Images hide caption

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New Mix: The Breeders, Torres, Ibeyi, Tom Petty, More

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Demi Lovato's new album, Tell Me You Love Me, is out now. Dennis Leupold/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Sorry: Demi Lovato's Not Sorry

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Everybody Got Their Something by Nikka Costa (shown here performing in 2001) is sound and fury, punk and pop, jazz and soul, gospel and grind. Kevin Winter/Getty Images hide caption

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Clockwise from upper left: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Chad VanGaalen, Lean Year, Högni Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Chad VanGaalen, Lean Year, More

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Power of Peace is the tile of the new album from Santana and The Isley Brothers Maryanne Bilham/Courtesy of the Artist hide caption

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The Isley Brothers & Santana On World Cafe

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Miley Cyrus' new album, Younger Now, comes out Sept. 29. Pixel Dust Digital/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'I'm Not Afraid Of Who I Used To Be': Miley Cyrus On 'Younger Now'

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Kishi Bashi With Strings On Mountain Stage

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First Word: Moses Sumney Walks Us Through His Sonic Dreamscape, 'Aromanticism'

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From left, Lo Moon's Sam Stewart, Matt Lowell, and Crisanta Baker at WFUV's studios in New York. Kristen Riffert/WFUV hide caption

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Lo Moon And The Art Of The Reveal

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Cher (pictured here performing in 2017) has had a career of boundless musical versatility. Her 1971 album, Gypsys, Tramps & Thieves was the first of her many comeback iterations. Ethan Miller/Getty Images hide caption

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