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First Listen

NPR icon First Listen: Les Sins, 'Michael'

by Andy Beta
Andrew Paynter
Toro y Moi's Chaz Bundick makes overt advances to the dance floor on his first album as Les Sins. But he keeps his mind on pop music, too, as he doles out pleasures in three-minute bites.

NPR icon First Listen: Deerhoof, 'La Isla Bonita'

by Max Savage Levenson
Chad Kamenshine
Deerhoof has always toyed with the whimsical, but its 12th album feels like its most playful work yet. More relaxed than its predecessors, it retains the long-running band's capacity to thrill.

NPR icon First Listen: Lily & Madeleine, 'Fumes'

by Katie Presley
Lily and Madeleine Jurkiewicz spend their second album feeling and defining the contours of each other's voices, trading verses, lines and leads. They call it "blood harmony," which about sums it up.