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Masayuki Takayanagi on the cover of April is the cruellest month, a blasted 1975 session now available on vinyl for the first time. Tatsuo Minami/Courtesy of Blank Forms Editions hide caption

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Poll Results: Your Favorite New Artists Of 2019 (So Far)

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The rapper Goldlink. His new album, Diaspora, is on our shortlist for the best new releases of the week. Joyce Ng/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 8 Albums Out June 14

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New Mix: Joan Shelley, Seratones, Haybaby And More

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Billie Eilish, performing live here at Coachella, released her debut full-length album, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go on March 29. Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for Coachella hide caption

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The English roots-rock and folk duo Ida Mae. Their debut full-length Chasing Lights is on our short list of the best new albums out on June 7. Dean Chalkey/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 8 Albums Out On June 7

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New Mix: Bon Iver, Wives, Psychedelic Porn Crumpets And More

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"Throughout the last 11 years, the identity of Bon Iver has bloomed and can only be defined by the faces in the ever growing family we are," says Justin Vernon. Graham Tolbert & Crystal Quinn/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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These Tiny Desk Contestants Extend Compassion 'To Honor This Heartbreak' Of Addiction

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R&B singer Raveena. Her new album, Lucid, is on our shortlist of the best new albums out on May 31. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 6 Albums Out On May 31

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New Mix: Rhye, Quinn Christopherson, Tōth, Another Sky, Ari Roar, More

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Compton rapper YG. His latest release, 4REAL 4REAL, is on our short list for the best new albums dropping on May 24. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 7 Albums Out On May 24

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