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Cuz I Love You, from the singer Lizzo, is on our short list of the best albums out April 19. Luke Gilford/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 6 Albums Out April 19

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Some of our favorite Tiny Desk Contest entries this week. Clockwise from top left: Angela Sheik; Isabeau Waia'u Walker; Nik Alexander; Oh He Dead. YouTube hide caption

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Top row, left to right: Cover art for Jesca Hoop's Stonechild, Sevdaliza, Chris Staples; Bottom row, left to right: Tank and the Bangas, Vera Sola Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Tank And The Bangas, Jesca Hoop, Chris Staples, More

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Anderson .Paak's Ventura arrives just five months after his previous full-length, Oxnard and is a return to form. Francesco Prandoni/Redferns hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 7 Albums Out On April 12

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The Tiny Desk Contest entries we loved this week (clockwise from top left: La Fille; Elizabeth Moen;The Rare Occasions; Dxtr Spits & Nexus J.) YouTube hide caption

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Clockwise from upper left: Ahmed Ag Kaedy (photo: Konrad Waldmann), Psychedelic Speed Freaks (photo: Anna Aguirre), Catherine Watine, Keith Fullerton Whitman's modular synthesizer. Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Viking's Choice: Psychedelic Speed Freaks, Ahmed Ag Kaedy, More

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Titanic Rising, from the artist known as Weyes Blood, is on our short list for the best new albums out on April 5. Kathryn Vetter Miller/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 7 Albums Out On April 5

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The Tiny Desk Contest entries we loved this week (clockwise from top left: Quinn Christopherson; STRQ x Camilla; Danny and Alex; Ravary; Zac McMillan; Mwenso & The Shakes) YouTube hide caption

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Clockwise from top row: Third Coast Percussion, Jake Xerxes Fussell, Julia Shapiro, Cautious Clay, Beth Gibbons Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Cautious Clay, Third Coast Percussion, Jake Xerxes Fussell, More

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When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? from the singer Billie Eilish is on our short list of the best albums out on March 29. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 7 Albums Out On March 29

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