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Cuz I Love You, from the singer Lizzo, is on our short list of the best albums out April 19. Luke Gilford/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 6 Albums Out April 19

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Some of our favorite Tiny Desk Contest entries this week. Clockwise from top left: Angela Sheik; Isabeau Waia'u Walker; Nik Alexander; Oh He Dead. YouTube hide caption

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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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Anderson .Paak's Ventura arrives just five months after his previous full-length, Oxnard and is a return to form. Francesco Prandoni/Redferns hide caption

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New Music Friday: Our Top 7 Albums Out On April 12

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The Tiny Desk Contest entries we loved this week (clockwise from top left: La Fille; Elizabeth Moen;The Rare Occasions; Dxtr Spits & Nexus J.) YouTube hide caption

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

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