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9 New Albums You Can Stream Right Now: Death Grips, Sam Smith and more…

Stream the surprise new album by Death Grips ft. Bjork, plus Lower, Frog Eyes and more.

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- Jun 9, 2014

Death Gripsniggas on the moon

Who? The new project pulled from the amorphous, screaming hip-hop foundry featuring Björk on all eight tracks. The first half of a promised double album the powers that b.

What should I do while I listen? "have a sad cum, bb" (their words)

When's it out? Now

Sam SmithIn The Lonely Hour

Sam Smith - Stay With Me

Who? The London soul singer known as the voice of Disclosure's global smash.

Where can I hear it? NPR

What should I do while I listen? Reactivate your OkCupid profile and sift through your DMs.

When's it out? June 17 via Capitol

Frog EyesCarey's Cold Spring

Who? Canadian singer/songwriter and Spencer Krug collaborator Carey Mercer self-released the album when he thought he had throat cancer. Now his bill of health appears to be clean and he has a record label behind it. But it's still pretty heavy.

Where can I hear it? Exclaim

What should I do while I listen? Finish writing the screenplay for your musical.

When's it out? June 17 via Paper Bag Records

Popcaan, Where We Come From

Popcaan "Everything Nice" OFFICIAL VIDEO (Produced by Dubbel Dutch)

Who? Since his former mentor Vybz Kartel joined #TeamLightSkin and got locked up, Popcaan's become dancehall's best hope for a party-centric yet socially-conscious global takeover.

Where can I hear it? NPR

What should I do while I listen? Plan your Caribana outfit. Practice your Caribana wining. Google Caribana.

When's it out? June 10 via Mixpak

Klaxons, Love Frequency

Who? Nu rave OGs who've switched to a sound more in line with a sidestage at Ultra Fest.

What should I do while I listen? Pop a molly, sweat.

When's it out? June 16 via Akashic/Sony Red

BorisNoise

BORIS "Vanilla"(official video) from the album "NOISE"

Who? Loud and hyper prolific (20 albums released since '96), Japanese experimental metal group Boris use their technical prowess for the forces of good: swimming your head and swelling your heart.

Where can I hear it? NPR

What should I do while I listen? Search your neighbourhood for errant Yōkai.

When's it out? June 17 via White Noise.

Craft Spells, Nausea

Who? Justin Vallesteros plays withdrawn bedroom pop to the rafters on his expansive second album.

Where can I hear it? Pitchfork

What should I do while I listen? Get your yearning on, whether it's in a sunny park at some hotties or on your laptop at all the cute rescue dogs.

When's it out? June 10 via Captured Tracks

LowerSeek Warmer Climes

Lower - "Soft Option" video

Who? Post-punk from Copenhagen that feels unstoppable, though less in terms of career momentum and more like "There's a train heading top speed directly at your face."

Where can I hear it? Pitchfork

What should I do while I listen? Two words: spa day!

When's it out? June 17 via Matador

LoneReality Testing

Who? Matt Cutler hones his electronic vistas into a focused hip-hop and house influenced LP. Sure to be the soundtrack to many boutique clothing stores this summer.

Where can I hear it? Thump

What should I do while I listen? Impress some basketball teens with your dynamite crossover dribbling.

When's it out? June 17 via R&S

Bonus: The Antlers, Familiars

Listen to the exclusive Canadian stream of the Brooklyn band's lush new album on Chart Attack here, and read a Q&A with frontman Peter Silberman.

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