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SPIN’s 24 Summer Albums That Matter Most

picture-18126-1372868517Ken Bachor // June 6, 2011

For music fans summer means booze-spiked ice tea, lively outdoor festivals, and hot new albums. To help you find the latter, we present our preview of the most promising LPs hitting stores this season, including Red Hot Chili Peppers, Arctic Monkeys, Stephen Malkmus, Beyonce, Eminem, Fucked Up, Little Dragon, and more.