10 New Albums to Stream Now: The Decemberists, Meshell Ndegeocello and More Editors’ Picks

The Decemberists, I'll Be Your Girl
Colin Meloy's literary-minded outfit looks past the idea of crossover, instead deciding to "stick closer to what used to be called 'the left of the dial,' when there was a dial," writes Will Hermes. "The highlight

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Rich Homie Quan Reveals New LP Made With ‘Hennessy, Weed, Fruit Snacks’

"You can't forget your fruit snacks," says Rich Homie Quan, detailing the perfect studio atmosphere. "My buddies, Hennessy, weed, engineer, fruit snacks. Ain't no telling what we'll come up with." The rising rapper gives Rolling Stone an inside look at his creative process in the latest installment of our behind-the-scenes video series, Levels.

The emcee highlights his

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Review: Decemberists Shake Up Their Artisanal Folk Rock on ‘I’ll Be Your Girl’

The Decemberists do a very particular thing – darkly ornate, literary-minded, self-consciously verbose Anglophile prog-folk-rock – exceedingly well, so well that you can't blame 'em for wanting to do something else. They do just that on I'll Be Your Girl, at least in parts, the upshot being, well, a re-affirmation of that particular thing they do exceedingly well.

In a robust

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