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This week and next, NPR Music offers fans free live streams of albums in their entirety as part of its "First Listen" series.

All selected albums in the "First Listen" series are available for free on-demand listening online at and in NPR Music mobile apps. Forthcoming albums now available to stream include those from The xx, The Avett Brothers, and David Byrne with St. Vincent. Beginning Monday, September 3, find all of these full album previews at the homepage of NPR Music's "First Listen" series:

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