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Bon Iver obscures his vulnerability with vocal effects on 22, A Million

Frank Ocean's Blonde exists in a beautiful limbo

Frank Ocean's visual album Endless is an exercise in enjoying the wait

Rae Sremmurd are out to prove they’re not just a novelty

Nao's peculiar voice is what makes her debut album For All We Know stand out

nonkeen's new music captures the joy of lifelong friendship

The Avalanches' long-awaited new album Wildflower enables musical escapism

Shura's debut album Nothing's Real feels like comfort amid chaos

Pioneering producers Lindstrøm and Aphex Twin are still at the peak of their powers

Bat for Lashes and Blood Orange push the boundaries of musical storytelling

Deerhoof's new album proves they're still one of the coolest bands working

Disclosure's new EP is good enough to win you back

Mitski's new album Puberty 2 will make you feel like a teen again

Nick Jonas really wants to be your favorite male pop star

Tegan and Sara's Love You to Death is pop music for grown-ups

Time eaters: reviewing new albums from Lone, Flume, and Gold Panda

Checking in with pop's B-list: Fifth Harmony, Ariana Grande, and Meghan Trainor

On Coloring Book, Chance the Rapper wades joyfully into new territory

Jessy Lanza's new album Oh No commands your attention

Radiohead's new album A Moon Shaped Pool turns anxiety into generosity

On The Colour in Anything, James Blake finds comfort in emptiness

ANOHNI's new album HOPELESSNESS is stunning, strident protest music

Julianna Barwick’s Will is a meditative album that has blissfully little to do with 2016

Kaytranada sounds cool and confident on his debut album 99.9%

Views is the sound of Drake at his best, worst, and Drakiest

Brian Eno's The Ship, and the family tree of ambient music

Beyoncé's Lemonade is a dazzling social drama with a decent soundtrack

M83's new album Junk is a befuddling mess

Gallant and dvsn's debut albums are two wildly different takes on alt-R&B

Leon Vynehall's Rojus turns a tropical club night into an intimate experience

Yeasayer's Amen & Goodbye looks back, but doesn't say farewell

The Field's still finding joy in repetition on his new album The Follower