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Benjamin John Power, a.k.a. Blanck Mass, released his new album, Dumb Flesh, on Tuesday. Alex De Mora/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Blanck Mass, 'Dead Format'

Benjamin John Power, one-half of the Olympic-scoring electronic duo F*** Buttons, takes a stab at dance music and draws blood.

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Hayden Desser released his eighth album, Hey Love, in March. Christie Greyerbiehl/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Songs We Love: Hayden, 'No Happy Birthday'

This moving song about a father's love for his daughter becomes truly wrenching when you hear the story behind its cryptic words.

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