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Masayuki Takayanagi on the cover of April is the cruellest month, a blasted 1975 session now available on vinyl for the first time. Tatsuo Minami/Courtesy of Blank Forms Editions hide caption

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Clockwise from upper left: Ahmed Ag Kaedy (photo: Konrad Waldmann), Psychedelic Speed Freaks (photo: Anna Aguirre), Catherine Watine, Keith Fullerton Whitman's modular synthesizer. Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Viking's Choice: Psychedelic Speed Freaks, Ahmed Ag Kaedy, More

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Clockwise from top left: Heather Leigh, Messa, Lonely Leary and Kate Carr. Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Viking's Choice: The Year In The Loud And The Weird

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"When it goes well, it feels more like something that's happening through you as opposed to something you're doing," Chris Simpson (right of center) says of writing new Mineral songs. Peter Beste/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Mary Lattimore (left) and Meg Baird's first collaborative LP is titled Ghost Forests. Rachael Pony Cassells, Charlie Saufley/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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