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01Don't Believe

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Sui Zhen's new album, Secretly Susan, is out now via Twosyllable Records. Prue Stent/Courtest of the artist hide caption

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Sui Zhen, 'Hangin' On'

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01Coconuts

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Half Waif's new EP, form/a, comes out Feb. 24. Landon Speers/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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04Frost Burn

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Nnamdi Ogbonnaya's new album, DROOL, comes out March 3. Johnny Fabrizio/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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05dOn't turn me Off (feat. JD AKA ThrashKitten & Mal Devisa)

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05Queen Mab

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02What You Get

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01manatee

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01Original Mix

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03Compass Point

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04Kiss The Screen

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01I'd Much Rather Be With The Girls

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