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The Best Albums of 2017 (So Far)

By this time last year, some of the biggest names in music had delivered the defining albums of the decade. This year, on the other hand, there hasn’t been quite the flood of material from superstar acts. Yes, Kendrick Lamar, Drake, Lorde, and Jay-Z have released massive records, but major pop acts have been mostly quiet (or, in the case ...

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10 New Albums to Stream Now: Rolling Stone Editors' Picks

LCD Soundsystem, American Dream“James Murphy and his wrecking crew of New York punk-disco marauders don’t waste a moment on the superb American Dream,” Rob Sheffield writes about the first album in seven years from the New York dance commanders. “It’s a relentless, expansive, maddeningly funny set of songs asking how a lifetime of good intentions and hard work can blow ...

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10 New Albums to Stream Now: Rolling Stone Editors' Picks

Grizzly Bear, Painted RuinsThe alt-pop outfit “greets a new world, pop and otherwise,” writes Will Hermes, on its first album since 2012. “On ‘Glass Hillside,’ nylon-string embroidery melts into gilded choirs, with oddball melodies recalling Brit proggers Soft Machine. Elsewhere, simple cybernetic beats and synths dominate.”Read Our Review: Grizzly Bear End Hibernation and Engage the Pop Moment

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