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A collection featuring new music discoveries from The Current.

First Listen: Sufjan Stevens, 'Carrie & Lowell'

A prolific, wide-ranging singer-songwriter crafts an intimate memorial to his late mother, who died three years ago. Stream Sufjan Stevens' forthcoming album, 'Carrie & Lowell', before its March 31 release date.

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Viet Cong perform live in The Current studio New Hot

In the run-up to the March 23 episode of New Hot, host David Safar welcomed members of the Calgary post-punk band Viet Cong into the studio to record some in-studio versions of tunes off their self-titled debut album. Stream those tracks, and watch a video of a performance of 'Silhouettes'.

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First Listen: Death Cab For Cutie, 'Kintsugi'

If Death Cab For Cutie's 17-year career has focused on a single overarching theme, it's the process of growing up and fumbling for connection. Get a first listen to their forthcoming album, 'Kintsugi', which comes out March 31.

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First Listen: Laura Marling, 'Short Movie'

Plugging in gives Marling a greater arsenal with which to brood, search, seethe and menace. Her new album, 'Short Movie', comes out March 24. Stream the full album ahead of its release.

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Stream new music by the Cactus Blossoms

The Cactus Blossoms are releasing a seven-inch single on Tuesday, March 24. Stream the new tracks here, and learn about an the Cactus Blossoms' upcoming in-store set and release event at the Electric Fetus.

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