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Recommended Dose: The Best Dance Tracks Of May

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Maya Jane Coles, who performs as Nocturnal Sunshine. Fiona Garden/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Songs We Love: Nocturnal Sunshine, 'Take Me There'

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New Mix: Six Musical Discoveries You Can't Miss

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Kamasi Washington's appropriately-named new album, The Epic, is out now. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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All Songs +1: Kamasi Washington

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The music that makes one of us emotional doesn't always make sense to others. William Lovelace/Getty Images hide caption

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The Songs That Make Us Cry

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DRINKS is a collaboration between Cate Le Bon (right) and Tim Presley. Cara Robbins/Courtesy of artist hide caption

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DRINKS, 'Hermits On Holiday'

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