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New Albums from Bon Iver & 8 More

Check out our critics' take on the best and worst releases of the week.

SPIN iconBy: SPIN Staff // June 21, 2011

Here’s our take on the best and worst albums available online and in record stores Tuesday, June 21:

Bon Iver, Bon Iver
Inspired by an Auto-Tune interlude with rap’s elite, Justin Vernon gives his crib, er, cabin a makeover.
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The Chain Gang of 1974, Wayward Fire
Catchy pop, extra cheese, hold the lyrics.
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Gomez, Whatever’s on Your Mind
Roots in motion from across the ocean.
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Liam Finn, FOMO
Pop-rock scion does bloodline proud.
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Diamond Rings, Special Affections
Ailing rocker reborn as flamboyant synth outlaw.
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Centro-Matic, Candidate Waltz
Johnson can’t stop, won’t stop, shouldn’t ever stop.
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Various Artists, True Soul: Deep Sounds From the Left of Stax Vols. I & II
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Peter Tosh, Legalize It: Legacy Edition; Equal Rights: Legacy Edition
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Teddybears, Devil’s Music
Star-studded genre-hopping grab bag
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