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Ondara (formerly known as JS Ondara). He's latest release, Folk N Roll Vol. 1 – Tales of Isolation, is on our shortlist of the best new albums out on May 29. Ian Flomer/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Artists We Love Cover Songs They Love

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The 1975. The English band's latest release, Notes on a Conditional Form, tops our list of the best new albums out on May 22. Jordan Hughes/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The Top 6 Albums Out On May 22

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Every Day Feels The Same; Here's Something New

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Charli XCX. Her latest release, How I'm Feeling Now, tops our list of the best new albums out on May 15. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The Top 8 Albums Out On May 15

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Kraftwerk's Remarkable Journey — And Where It Took Us

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Little Richard's Life In 10 Songs

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Hayley Williams. Her debut solo album, Petals For Armor, tops this week's list of the best new albums out on May 8. Lindsey Byrnes/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The Top 9 Albums Out On May 8

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New Mix: Big Thief, Serpentwithfeet, Chris Funk, More

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Car Seat Headrest. The band's latest, Making a Door Less Open, tops our shortlist of the best new albums out on May 1. Carlos Cruz Sol/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: The Top 8 Albums Out On May 1

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New Mix: Khruangbin, Lucinda Williams, Protomartyr, More

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