Beth Orton's new album, Kidsticks, comes out May 27. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Kidsticks
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Big Thief's new album, Masterpiece, comes out May 27. Sasha Arutyunova/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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PUP's new album, The Dream Is Over, comes out May 27. Vanessa Heins/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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iLe's new album, iLevitable, comes out June 3. Raquel Perez-Puig/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Shostakovich Symphonies Nos. 5, 8 & 9
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    Shostakovich Symphonies Nos. 5, 8 & 9
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    Shostakovich Symphonies Nos. 5, 8 & 9
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    Deutsche Grammophon
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    2016

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