10 New Albums to Stream Now: John Coltrane, Drake, Florence and the Machine and More Editors’ Picks

EDITORS' PICK: John Coltrane, Both Directions At Once: The Lost Album
This previously unreleased 1963 session captures the jazz legend with his "Classic Quartet," which was rounded out by pianist McCoy Tyner, bassist Jimmy Garrison and drummer Elvin Jones. "This set has its own scrappy, off-the-cuff appeal,"

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Hear A$AP Ferg’s Twitter Love Letter on New Song ‘Verified’

Over minimal electronics and airy, synth-like ambience, A$AP Ferg daydreams of a crucial career boost via Twitter on his new song "Verified."

"At 7 a.m. I wake up to the green/ I take my phone up out my jean," he rhymes. "Wake up and I'm proud of me/ That blue check on the side of the screen/ That blue check is gon' validate me/ That blue check now they gotta hate me."

The A$AP

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Joshua Hedley’s ‘Let’s Take a Vacation’ Is the Song of the Summer

What makes a summer jam? Is it the sunniest chorus, the hottest beat, the most weeks on the charts? Do the lyrics have to be about beaches and barbecues, or is it a question of vibe? What if it's a song on your summer playlist and no one else's?

We believe the answer is "all of

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