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New Music Friday: The best releases out on June 17

New Music Friday: The best releases out on June 17

Update: 2022-06-171
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NPR Music's picks for the best albums out this week include new ones from R&B singer Yaya Bey, the shape-shifting rock of Bartees Strange, Perfume Genius, DJ and producer J. Rocc and more.

Featured Albums:
1. Yaya Bey — Remember Your North Star
Featured Songs: "alright," "rolling stoner," "meet me in brooklyn"
2. Bartees Strange — Farm to Table
Featured Songs: "Mulholland Dr.," "Hold the Line," "Hennessy," "Cosigns"
3. Wild Up — Julius Eastman, Vol. 2: Joy Boy
Featured Songs: "Stay On It," "Touch Him When (Heavy)," "Joy Boy"
4. J. Rocc — A Wonderful Letter
Featured Songs: "Keep On (Yeah)," "Pajama Party," "Dancing With the Best"
5. Perfume Genius — Ugly Season
Featured Songs: "Teeth," "Cenote," "Scherzo"

Lightning Round:
Erica Banks — Diary of The Flow Queen
Harkin — Honeymoon Suite
Kevin Gates — Khaza
RY X — Blood Moon

Other notable releases for June 17:
Alanis Morissette — The Storm Before the Calm
Carlos Simon & Marco Pave' — Requiem for the Enslaved
Flasher — Love is Yours
Foals — Life is Yours
Hercules & Love Affair — In Amber
Infinity Knives & Brian Ennals — King Cobra
Logic — Vinyl Days
Mt. Joy — Orange Blood
Sound of Ceres — Emerald Sea
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New Music Friday: The best releases out on June 17

New Music Friday: The best releases out on June 17

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