August 14, 2011 | 11:51pm ET
Mirror Traffic, the new, Beck-produced LP from Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks, is streaming in full on NPR. The album itself hits stores August 23rd via Matador Records.
Also available to hear early thanks to your tax dollars is the new tribute compilation Muppets: The Green Album. The 12-track effort features My Morning Jacket, Andrew Bird, Weezer, Sondre Lerche, and more covering covering classic Muppets songs. Give it a spin here ahead of its August 23rd release via Disney.