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Left to right: The Grinch, Sufjan Stevens. Illumination Pictures (The Grinch); Denny Renshaw (Sufjan Stevens) hide caption

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Illumination Pictures (The Grinch); Denny Renshaw (Sufjan Stevens)

Laura Jane Grace & The Devouring Mothers' album Bought to Rot is on our list of the best new albums out Nov. 9. Bryce Mata/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday For Nov. 9: The 8 Albums You Need To Hear Now

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Clockwise from upper left: Deerhunter, Tomberlin, Andrew Bird, Bokanté + Metropole Orkest Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Deerhunter, Andrew Bird, Tomberlin, Bokanté + Metropole Orkest, More

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"When it goes well, it feels more like something that's happening through you as opposed to something you're doing," Chris Simpson (right of center) says of writing new Mineral songs. Peter Beste/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Spanish singer Roslaía's El Mal Querer is on our short list of the best albums out on Nov. 2. John Parra/WireImage hide caption

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New Music Friday For Nov. 2: 8 Albums You Need To Hear Now

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Mary Lattimore (left) and Meg Baird's first collaborative LP is titled Ghost Forests. Rachael Pony Cassells, Charlie Saufley/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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