Author Archives: JON PARELES, JON CARAMANICA and GIOVANNI RUSSONELLO

Playlist: The Playlist: Justin Timberlake Stays Funky (for Now), and 9 More New Songs

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Hear the new songs that caught our critics’ attention this week, from Bruno Mars and Cardi B, They Might Be Giants and more.

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Playlist: The Playlist: Cardi B Isn’t Going Anywhere and 9 More New Songs

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Hear the week’s most notable new music, from the return of Sugarland to Laura Marling covering a Bob Dylan classic.

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The Year in Boxed Sets, From David Bowie to Weird Al

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Career retrospectives, live recordings, archival digs and actual swords: a roundup of some of the most notable collections of 2017.

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Playlist: The Playlist: Black Thought Freestyles for 10 Minutes and 11 More New Songs

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Hear the most notable new music out this week, from Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamildrops team-up with the Decemberists to a Thelonious Monk reissue.

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Playlist: The Playlist: Seun Kuti and Santana Sound an Alarm, and 10 More New Songs

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The week’s most notable new songs, from Migos to Johnny Mathis.

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The Best Albums of 2017

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Our critics picked St. Vincent and Lorde, Kendrick Lamar and J. Cole, Julien Baker and Taylor Swift, Nicole Mitchell and Tyshawn Sorey — and many more.

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Playlist: The Playlist: The Hold Steady Get Revved Up and 9 More New Songs

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Hear the week’s notable new releases, from Beyoncé joining Ed Sheeran to the latest from Craig David’s comeback.

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Playlist: The Playlist: Demi Lovato Seeks Her ‘Despacito’ and 9 More New Songs

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Hear the tracks that caught our critics’ attention this week, from two Spanish-English team-ups to a surprise from Jaden Smith.

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Playlist: The Playlist: Eminem Reflects, Sturgill Simpson Busks and 11 More New Songs

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Elvis Costello releases a new track, Betty Davis brings the “F.U.N.K.,” and more songs that caught our critics’ attention this week.

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Playlist: The Playlist: The Return of the Real Boy Band and 10 More New Songs

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Hear Feist honor Leonard Cohen, N.E.R.D snap back to life and more new songs that caught our critics’ attention this week.

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Playlist: The Playlist: Gregory Porter Celebrates Nat King Cole and 8 More New Songs

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Hear Brian Eno and Kevin Shields’s new track, plus songs from Rhye, Sleigh Bells and more.

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Playlist: The Playlist: Mavis Staples Warns of Deadly Force, and 9 More New Songs

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Hear the songs that caught our critics’ attention this week, from a studio reverie by Beck to a globe-hopping track by Major Lazer.

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Playlist: The Playlist: Hear Beyoncé Join ‘Mi Gente,’ Plus 9 More New Songs

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Listen to the songs that caught our critics’ attention this week, from a track Chance the Rapper debuted on “Colbert” to the finale of Torres’ new album.

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Playlist: The Playlist: A Farewell From Leonard Cohen and 8 More New Songs

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Hear the week’s most notable tracks from Noah Cyrus, Angel Olsen, Weaves and more.

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Playlist: The Playlist: Björk Rediscovers Love and 10 More New Songs

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Hear the new songs that made an impact this week, from Labrinth’s “Misbehaving” to Lorde’s remix of “Homemade Dynamite.”

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Playlist: The Playlist: U2 Dances Into Darkness and 11 More New Songs

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Hear the week’s 12 most important new songs from Bully, Robert Plant, N.O.R.E. and Pharrell Williams, and more.

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Playlist: The Playlist: Fifth Harmony Delivers a Sugary Pleasure and 11 More New Songs

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Hear the songs that made our critics stop and listen this week by Beck, Maya Jane Coles, Action Bronson and more.

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Playlist: The Playlist: Justin Bieber Pleads on the Dance Floor and 9 More New Songs

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Hear the week’s 10 most important new songs by Miley Cyrus, Julien Baker, Radiator Hospital and more.

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Playlist: The Playlist: Kelela Wants Answers, and Jackie Shane Gets Another Shot

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Hear the week’s 10 most notable new songs from Rae Sremmurd, Garbage, Thundercat and more.

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Playlist: The Playlist: Mick Jagger Takes Aim at a Mad World

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Hear the week’s most notable new songs from Jessie Ware, Charli XCX, Maggie Rogers, Gregg Allman and more.

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Playlist: The Playlist: Linkin Park Pays Tribute to Chester Bennington

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Hear 13 of the week’s most important new tracks from Romeo Santos, Chance the Rapper, PVRIS and more.

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Playlist: The Playlist: Nine Inch Nails and Shabazz Palaces Issue Retorts for Anxious Times

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Hear the new songs that caught our critics’ attention this week from Nine Inch Nails, Shabazz Palaces and more.

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Playlist: The Playlist: Kesha and Lil Wayne Return, Fighting for Their Independence

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Hear the week’s 11 most important new songs, from a track off Jennifer Lopez’s first Spanish-language album since 2007 to a somber Four Tet song.

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Playlist: The Playlist: J Balvin Displays His Global Savvy, and St. Vincent Keeps it Local

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Hear 11 new songs that caught our critics’ attention this week from Tyler, the Creator, the National and more.

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