Japanese producer Gonno recorded one of our favorite records of the year so far in Remember The Life Is Beautiful. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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On her album Dallëndyshe, Albanian singer Elina Duni takes up folk songs once used as propaganda by the Communist regime in her home country and reimagines them as modern-day jazz. Nicolas Masson/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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