Pavement's new release, The Secret History, Vol. 1, comes out August 11. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The New York rock band Gold released a self-titled album in April. Carrie Jordan/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Songs We Love

Songs We Love: Gold, 'Wake Of The World'

This skeletal rock song is a brilliantly written reminder that, while life is good, it could be so much better.

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Mac DeMarco's Another One is out Aug. 7 via Captured Tracks. Coley Brown/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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HEALTH's new album, Death Magic, comes out August 7. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Worriers' new album, Imaginary Life, comes out August 7. Ashleigh Brooke Ahern/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Chelsea Wolfe's new album, Abyss, comes out August 7. Shaina Hedlund/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Lord Huron's Ben Schneider performs live at the Newport Folk Festival. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

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