Lil Nas X Proves He's For Real on New Song ‘Panini’
The year’s biggest breakout finally has the follow-up to "Old Town Road."
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Objectively Correct Lists
33 Essential Albums You Probably Missed So Far in 2019
There's been so much good music in 2019. Here's the best of what you haven't heard.
Strange Ranger’s New Song Is Just Searching for Answers
The Philadelphia indie band’s “Living Free” from their new LP ‘Remembering The Rockets’ is cinematic and resonant.
SadGirl Make Music to Soundtrack LA and All of Its Contradictions
The swooning, romantic guitar pop on the trio's new album 'Water' is perfect for a city of endless possibility.
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Future's Search for Redemption and 8 More Albums for Heavy Rotation
Spiritual drones and old folk songs fill out this week's essential listening.
This New (Sandy) Alex G Song Is Just Absolutely Stunning
Listen to "Gretel," the first preview of the Philadelphia indie rocker’s newly announced album 'House of Sugar.'
Diplo and Charli XCX Didn't Need to Remake 'Wannabe,' But It Rules
The Spice Girls 1996 friendship anthem was already a classic. But Diplo is going to Diplo.
Lucky Daye's 'Painted' Is Perfect for a Tiny Desk Concert
The New Orleans native squeezed a 10-piece band into NPR's headquarters to perform a medley from his debut album, 'Painted.'
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Tyler, the Creator's Fractured Gems and 11 More Albums for Heavy Rotation
This week's essential listening also includes wild raps from Megan Thee Stallion and crushing grindcore.
This Minimal Violence Mix Will Help You Transcend This Mundane Meatspace
The Vancouver duo celebrates their incredible LP 'InDreams,' with a mix of dark and delirious techno.
Spencer Radcliffe and Everyone Else Chuckle at the Void on Their New Album
'Hot Spring,' the pastoral and gorgeous new LP from the Chicago songwriter and his band, explores the absurdity of mundane life.
Erika de Casier's R&B Feels Like Hitting the Club with an Old Friend
The hit-after-hit energy of her debut album 'Essentials' earns its title, which nods to classic best-of CDs.