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Rapper Freddie Gibbs and Madlib. Their latest project, Bandana is on our short list of the best albums out on June 28. Nick Walker/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 8 Albums Out On June 28

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Top row, left to right: Cover art for Jesca Hoop's Stonechild, Sevdaliza, Chris Staples; Bottom row, left to right: Tank and the Bangas, Vera Sola Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Tank And The Bangas, Jesca Hoop, Chris Staples, More

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Clockwise from upper left: Tallest Man On Earth, Charles Bradley, LP, Chris Staples, Lisa Hannigan Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: The Tallest Man On Earth, The Lemon Twigs, Lisa Hannigan, More

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Listen To Bob And Robin's Holiday In Space

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Top row: Weezer; Middle row: Run The Jewels, Beyonce; Bottom row: St. Vincent, FKA Twigs, Beck Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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All Songs Considered: The Year In Music 2014

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Clockwise from top: Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Adult Jazz, Lana Del Rey Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Tom Petty, Lana Del Rey, Adult Jazz, More

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