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Pusha-T's anticipated new album Daytona is finally here, along with a whole bunch of other great releases for May 25. Fabien Montique/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: 7 Albums You Should Stream Today

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Guest DJ: Stephen Malkmus

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Agnes Obel Explains Her 'Late Night Tales' Track By Track

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Bernard Purdie and his band. Cool Down, the latest album by Bernard Purdie & Friends, is out now. Azumi Oe/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'We Kept The Music Going': Bernard Purdie On Drumming For Aretha And More

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BTS's Love Yourself: Tear, one of the most anticipated albums of 2018, is out today. Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic hide caption

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New Music Friday: 6 Albums You Need To Hear Today

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Alison Dilworth and Jaron Olevsky with their children Zoey and Malcolm. Talia Schlanger/WXPN hide caption

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Labor Of Love: Songs For The Delivery Room

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Charlie Puth's second album, Voicenotes, is available now. Jimmy Fontaine/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Charlie Puth Is Working Hard For Your Attention

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Pop juggernaut Charlie Puth's Voicenotes is one of our picks for the essential albums coming out May 11. Benjamin Lennox/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: May 11

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