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Consumer Guide: September, 2020

A rapper gone love man asks what's going on. A philosopher-musicologist and a Leicester thirtysomething poke at the class system. Plus songs about goons, gaslighters, random violence and childhood.

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Black Thought: Streams of Thought Vol. 1 (Human Re Sources)

Black Thought & Salaam Remi: Streams of Thought Vol. 2 (Human Re Sources/Passyunk Productions)

The Chicks: Gaslighter (Columbia)

Nat King Cole Trio: Jumpin' at Capitol (Rhino)

The 81's: 2 Things and 118 Others (self-released)

The Human Hearts: Day of the Tiles (self-released)

The Magnetic Fields: Quickies (Nonesuch)

No Age: Goons Be Gone (Drag City)

No Joy: Motherhood (Joyful Noise)

Billy Nomates: Billy Nomates (Invada)

Oddisee: Odd Cure (Outer Note)

Jenny Reynolds: Any Kind of Angel (Pretty Okay Music)

Peter Stampfel and the Bottle Caps: Demo '84 (Don Giovanni)

Taylor Swift: Folklore (Republic)

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