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Roséwave defies easy definition; it's meant to be felt, not understood. Samantha Clark & Eslah Attar/NPR hide caption

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Roséwave: This Summer, Think Pink

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Clockwise from upper left: Superorganism, MILCK, serpentwithfeet, Haley Heynderickx, Jorja Smith Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Your Favorite New Artists Of 2018 (So Far)

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These Tiny Desk Contestants Set Stories Of The Asian-American Experience To Music

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Christina Aguilera's Liberation comes out June 15. Luke Gilford/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday For June 15: Six Albums You Should Hear Now

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New Mix: M. Ward, David Bowie Saxophonist Donny McCaslin, Sad Baxter, More

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