We’re always up in this space gushing about all the great new music that’s ready for your ears, but this week feels like something special is in the air. First of all, the great John Prine has just released a new album, where he’s teamed up with artists as exceptional as Holly Williams and Iris DeMent to sing other people’s songs. Wunderkind producer Dave Cobb’s brother, Brent Cobb, has released a stunning singer-songwriter record that’s got the critic world abuzz. And, like that wasn’t enough, there’s a new monster Ray Charles box set to get us all through the end of the year. Dig in.